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.

Student Demographics

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 playground
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
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Whittier Elementary
Ed Johnson
515-961-9570 x 7100
1306 W. Salem
Indianola, Iowa 50125
Texting: WHITTIERELEM to 21777
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