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Whittier High School
  • Public, Magnet
  • WHITTIER, CA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade C+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Whittier High School is an above average, public, magnet school located in WHITTIER, CA. It has 1,877 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 61% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
61%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1060
387 responses
Average ACT
21
91 responses
AP Enrollment
27%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$80,306
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,549
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$630,200
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 59 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 59 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 187 responses
  • Assemblies
    15%
  • Night rallies
    13%
  • School Dances
    13%
  • Extracurricular Activities
    13%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • Theatre Productions
    10%
  • Assemblies
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,877
Free or Reduced Lunch
74%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 55 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 55 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 55 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$112,852
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.2%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 75 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 75 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 75 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$16,044 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 71 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 72 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 72 responses

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