District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Whittier City Elementary School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
District Academic Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

Advanced Courses
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Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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Reviews From Schools in Whittier City Elementary School District
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Parent / Guardian
March 02, 2022
Would not recommend this school at all. My child got bullied here and the staff did nothing about it. She was physically bullied by staff and students. I wouldn't recommend anyone bring their child to... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
August 18, 2021
Great school. Great principle who is involved with the kids, outside with the staff and helps with traffic and you can tell he works very hard and takes pride in the school and how it runs and safety.... More
Parent / Guardian
July 05, 2021
Dexter Middle School is safe and clean.https://www.greatschools.org/account/ My son had a wonderful experience attending grades 6th to 8th. Super friendly teachers. Whittier is a beautiful town to... More