About Whittier Elementary
Whittier Elementary School Fast Facts
At Whittier Elementary we are a community of educators who are built on the foundations of collaborative teams that work together toward one common goal, student learning.
Approximate 5% minority student body
Over 80% of students are proficient as measured by the Iowa Assessment for reading, math, science
36% Free and Reduced Lunch population
Whittier was built in 1960
Renovation of the building and playground in 2014. Renovations included:
Safety and security of interior and exterior doors
New Media Center
New staff parking and bus drop off/pick up
Wireless connections throughout the building.
Student Support Services
Counselors serve students in whole group, small and individual settings
Reading Support is provided to those students who qualify
School-based therapy is available for families in need
Approved visitors sign in at the office to receive a visitors pass. A photo ID is required.
Call the office for all attendance communication and notes from home.
Please reference the elementary handbook on this website for further information