Gretchen Whitney High School



Gretchen Whitney High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gretchen Whitney High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 168
8 165
9 185
10 171
11 172
12 165

Gretchen Whitney High School is a public high school of the Abc Unf School District located in Cerritos, CA. It has 1,026 students in grades 7th through 12th. Gretchen Whitney High School is the 807th largest public high school in California and the 5,701st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,026
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.42

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Gretchen Whitney High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 530
(52%)
4,933
(49%)
 Male 496
(48%)
5,212
(51%)

Gretchen Whitney High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 836
(81%)
3,939
(39%)
 Hispanic 94
(9%)
4,181
(41%)
 White 49
(5%)
701
(7%)
 Black 23
(2%)
1,011
(10%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
194
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
91
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
28
(0%)

Gretchen Whitney High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 825
(80%)
5,137
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 124
(12%)
4,031
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(8%)
977
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gretchen Whitney High School is ranked 1,201st out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gretchen Whitney High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Gretchen Whitney High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 986
2006 992
2007 984
2008 1022
2009 1022
2010 1023
2011 1021
2012 1026

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.7
2006 24.6
2007 22.1
2008 26.2
2009 24.4
2010 N/A
2011 25.9
2012 26

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.091277890466531
2006 0.098790322580645
2007 0.11585365853659
2008 0.10861056751468
2009 0.14872798434442
2010 0.17106549364614
2011 0.024485798237023
2012 0.19590643274854

Compare Gretchen Whitney High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,600.0% 26.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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