Whispering Wind Academy



Whispering Wind Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whispering Wind Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 84
2 87
3 71
4 71
5 65
6 66
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whispering Wind Academy is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 527 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whispering Wind Academy is the 589th largest public school in Arizona and the 19,075th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 527
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,075th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 589th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 112th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 287th out of 948

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Whispering Wind Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 274
(52%)
9,661
(52%)
 Female 253
(48%)
8,915
(48%)

Whispering Wind Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 360
(68%)
11,125
(60%)
 Hispanic 105
(20%)
5,367
(29%)
 Two or More 31
(6%)
715
(4%)
 Black 20
(4%)
512
(3%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
634
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
35
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
188
(1%)

Whispering Wind Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 340
(65%)
13,145
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 165
(31%)
4,884
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(4%)
547
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Whispering Wind Academy is ranked 662nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whispering Wind Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.5%) is lower than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Whispering Wind Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 584
2006 551
2007 551
2008 540
2009 495
2010 518
2011 558
2012 527

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 16.2
2007 15.7
2008 14
2009 14.1
2010 13.6
2011 14.9
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22260273972603
2006 0.17059891107078
2007 0.16515426497278
2008 0.18888888888889
2009 0.1979797979798
2010 0.1988416988417
2011 0.24551971326165
2012 0.35483870967742

Compare Whispering Wind Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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