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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Whittier City, California citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Whittier City, California

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 554   (2.31%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 151   (0.63%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 619   (2.58%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 515   (2.14%)
  • 9th Grade: 614   (2.56%)
  • 10th Grade: 559   (2.33%)
  • 11th Grade: 667   (2.78%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,407   (5.85%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 5,322   (22.15%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,778   (7.4%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 4,320   (17.98%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,813   (7.54%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3,590   (14.94%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,175   (4.89%)
  • Professional School Degree: 642   (2.67%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 305   (1.27%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 605   (2.19%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 249   (0.9%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 819   (2.97%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 715   (2.59%)
  • 9th Grade: 622   (2.25%)
  • 10th Grade: 660   (2.39%)
  • 11th Grade: 802   (2.9%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,402   (5.08%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 6,768   (24.51%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 2,467   (8.93%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 4,665   (16.89%)
  • Associate Degree: 2,257   (8.17%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3,863   (13.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,247   (4.52%)
  • Professional School Degree: 332   (1.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 144   (0.52%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Whittier City, California)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 656

5 to 9 years : 4,208

10 to 14 years : 4,961

15 to 17 years : 3,758

18 and 19 years : 1,938

20 to 24 years : 2,634

25 to 34 years : 1,317

35 years and over : 874

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 426

5 to 9 years : 867

10 to 14 years : 905

15 to 17 years : 461

18 and 19 years : 647

20 to 24 years : 735

25 to 34 years : 445

35 years and over : 324

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,607

5 to 9 years : 127

10 to 14 years : 147

15 to 17 years : 55

18 and 19 years : 297

20 to 24 years : 3,554

25 to 34 years : 10,140

35 years and over : 41,751


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Whittier City, California

  • Whittier Union High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 9401 South Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 698-8121, Students: 13,544 )

  • East Whittier City Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 14535 East Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 698-0351, Students: 8,979 )

  • Whittier City Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 7211 South Whittier Ave., Whittier, CA 90602, Phone: (562) 789-3000, Students: 7,029 )

  • South Whittier Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Po Box 3037, Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 944-6231, Students: 4,199 )

  • Lowell Joint


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 11019 Valley Home Ave., Whittier, CA 90603, Phone: (562) 943-0211, Students: 3,225 )

  • Los Nietos Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Po Box 2405, Whittier, CA 90606, Phone: (562) 692-0271, Students: 2,173 )

  • Tri-cities Rop


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 9401 South Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 698-9571, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Whittier City, California

  • Walter F. Dexter Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 11532 East Floral Dr., Whittier, CA 90601, Phone: (562) 789-3090, Students: 1,338 )

  • East Whittier Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 14421 East Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 693-3766, Students: 1,112 )

  • Katherine Edwards Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 6812 South Norwalk Blvd., Whittier, CA 90606, Phone: (562) 789-3115, Students: 1,064 )

  • Granada Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 15337 Lemon Dr., Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 943-0283, Students: 997 )

  • Richard L. Graves Middle


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 13243 East Los Nietos Rd., Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 944-0135, Students: 968 )

  • Hillview Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 10931 South Stamy Rd., Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 946-7446, Students: 968 )

  • Laurel Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 13550 Lambert Rd., Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 945-2328, Students: 893 )

  • Rancho-starbuck Intermediate


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 16430 Woodbrier Dr., Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 902-4261, Students: 813 )

  • Orchard Dale Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 10625 South Cole Rd., Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 944-7077, Students: 702 )

  • Mulberry Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 14029 East Mulberry Dr., Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 698-9707, Students: 688 )

  • Ocean View Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 14359 East Second St., Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 698-3735, Students: 686 )

  • Carmela Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 13300 Lakeland Rd., Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 941-2132, Students: 671 )

  • Los Nietos Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 11425 East Rivera Rd., Whittier, CA 90606, Phone: (562) 695-0637, Students: 646 )

  • La Colima Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 11225 Miller Rd., Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 946-9555, Students: 604 )

  • Longfellow Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 6005 South Magnolia Ave., Whittier, CA 90601, Phone: (562) 789-3180, Students: 590 )

  • Evergreen Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 12915 East Helmer Dr., Whittier, CA 90602, Phone: (562) 698-9841, Students: 581 )

  • Scott Avenue Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 11701 Scott Ave., Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 947-0578, Students: 573 )

  • Christian Sorensen Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 11493 East Rosehedge Dr., Whittier, CA 90606, Phone: (562) 789-3220, Students: 565 )

  • Daniel Phelan Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 7150 South Cully Ave., Whittier, CA 90606, Phone: (562) 789-3210, Students: 548 )

  • Lydia Jackson Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 8015 South Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90602, Phone: (562) 789-3160, Students: 527 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Whittier City, California

  • California High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 9800 South Mills Ave., Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 698-8121, Students: 2,932 )

  • Whittier High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 12417 East Philadelphia St., Whittier, CA 90601, Phone: (562) 698-8121, Students: 2,467 )

  • La Serna High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 15301 East Youngwood Dr., Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 698-8121, Students: 2,300 )

  • Pioneer High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 10800 Ben Avon, Whittier, CA 90606, Phone: (562) 698-8121, Students: 1,837 )

  • Frontier High (continuation)


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 9401 South Painter, Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 698-8121, Students: 719 )

  • Sierra Vista High (alternative)


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 9401 South Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 698-8121, Students: 507 )

  • El Camino High (continuation)


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 14625 Keese Dr., Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 994-0033, Students: 378 )

  • Eastern Pau


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 5777 South Lockheed Ave., Whittier, CA 90606, Phone: (562) 692-1497, Students: 219 )

  • Tri-cities Rop


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 12519 East Washington Blvd., Whittier, CA 90602, Phone: (562) 698-9571, )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Whittier City, California

  • Rio Hondo College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 21,041; Location: 600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, CA 90601, Web: http://www.riohondo.edu )

  • Whittier College


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 1,985; Location: 3406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA 90601, Web: http://www.whittier.edu )

  • Southern California University Of Health Sciences


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 558; Location: 6200 E Amber Valley Dr, Whittier, CA 90604, Web: http://www.scuhs.edu )

  • Marinello School Of Beauty


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 147; Location: 538 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA 90601, Web: http://www.marinello.com )

Largest Schools (Private) In Whittier City, California

  • St Mary Of Assumption School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 7218 Pickering Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602, Phone: (562) 698-0253, Students: 405 )

  • Carden Whittier School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 11537 Grovedale Drive, Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 694-1879, Students: 394 )

  • St Bruno Parish School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 15700 Citrustree Road, Whittier, CA 90603, Phone: (562) 943-8812, Students: 301 )

  • St Gregory The Great School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 13925 Telegraph Road, Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 941-0750, Students: 289 )

  • Morningstar Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 16241 Leffingwell Road, Whittier, CA 90603, Phone: (562) 943-0297, Students: 210 )

  • Trinity Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 11716 Floral Drive, Whittier, CA 90601, Phone: (562) 699-7431, Students: 137 )

  • Brethren Christian Schools Pk-8


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 8101 Vicki Drive, Whittier, CA 90606, Phone: (562) 699-5913, Students: 128 )

  • Primanti Montessori School Whi


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 10947 Valley Home Avenue, Whittier, CA 90603, Phone: (562) 943-0246, Students: 110 )

  • Plymouth Christian School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 12058 Beverly Blvd, Whittier, CA 90601, Phone: (562) 695-0745, Students: 107 )

  • Faith Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 9920 Mills Avenue, Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 941-0245, Students: 78 )

  • Hadley School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 11703 Hadley Street, Whittier, CA 90601, Phone: (562) 699-0539, Students: 53 )

  • Le Lycee Francais De Downey


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 14128 Leffingwell Road, Whittier, CA 90604, Phone: (562) 906-5995, Students: 38 )

  • Oralingua School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 7056 Washington Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602, Phone: (562) 945-8391, Students: 30 )

  • Whittier Adventist Elm School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 8841 Calmada Avenue, Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 693-1211, Students: 25 )

  • Lad N Lassie Preschool


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 8036 Ocean View Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602, Phone: (562) 945-6466, Students: 23 )

  • Mulberry Tree Preschool


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 13841 Christine Drive, Whittier, CA 90605, Phone: (562) 696-5114, Students: 20 )

  • Remnant Christian School


    ( Grades: 1-12, Location: 7346 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602, Phone: (562) 464-2554, Students: 16 )

  • Kids And Block Preschool


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 10262 Colima Road, Whittier, CA 90603, Phone: (562) 903-1460, Students: 12 )

  • Whittier Friends School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 6726 Washington Avenue, Whittier, CA 90601, Phone: (562) 945-1654, Students: 11 )

Academic Libraries In Whittier City, California

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Whittier City, California

  • Los Nietos Library


    11644 East Slauson Ave., Whittier, CA 90606

  • Sorensen Library


    11405 E. Rose Hedge Dr., Whittier, CA 90606

  • South Whittier Library


    14433 Leffingwell Rd., Whittier, CA 90604

  • Whittwood Branch Library


    10537 Santa Gertrudes Ave., Whittier, CA 90603

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Whittier City, California

  • Whittier Public Library


    7344 S. Washington Ave., Whittier, CA 90603

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Whittier City, California


  • Friends Of Pio Pico Inc


    Po Box 5798, Whittier, CA 90602

  • Whittier Aviation Museum Inc


    8155 Byron Rd, Whittier, CA 90606

  • Whittier Historic Neighborhood Association


    Po Box 754, Whittier, CA 90601
    http://whittierhistoric.org

(updated 2014)



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