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Whittier Elementary School

Public School | Grades K-5 | Hemet Unified
400 West Whittier Ave
Hemet, CA 92543
(951) 765-1650

About This School

Whittier Elementary School is located in Hemet, CA and is one of 22 elementary schools in Hemet Unified School District. It is a public school that serves 1161 students in grades K-5. See Whittier Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Whittier Elementary School had an API growth score of 743 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Whittier Elementary School's 2012 base score was 746 and the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Whittier Elementary School had 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

49% 51%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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Whittier Elementary School Reviews

By a Parent on

My daughter started the year 2 months after the school year began but she has learned so much more and is now at a great level her teacher is great she has high expectations and goes the extra mile for her students to do their best. every parent I have spoken to thinks the same

By a Parent on

My child attends kinder-garden he is doing so well he has learned so much and is able to develop his academic skills, mrs. Castillo is a wonderful teacher I could not be happier.

By a Parent on

I think Whittier is a great school.  The teachers do their best to provide a great learning experience for each and every student.  Their Special Day Class (spec ed) is not quite working up to par.  But, the staff and faculty sincerely seem to strive to make it better (and it DOES get better) each year.

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