Whispering Winds Charter School



Whispering Winds Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whispering Winds Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 16
1 11
2 17
3 13
4 17
5 20
6 0
7 1
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whispering Winds Charter School is a public elementary school located in Chiefland, FL in the Levy School District. It enrolls 95 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whispering Winds Charter School is the 2,157th largest public school in Florida and the 53,081st largest nationally. It has 10.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 95
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,081st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 2,157th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 163rd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,114th out of 2,205

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Whispering Winds Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 52
(55%)
2,445
(53%)
 Female 43
(45%)
2,152
(47%)

Whispering Winds Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 81
(85%)
3,338
(73%)
 Hispanic 6
(6%)
451
(10%)
 Black 4
(4%)
615
(13%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
147
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(2%)
23
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Whispering Winds Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(75%)
3,038
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(14%)
468
(10%)
 Not Eligible 11
(12%)
1,091
(24%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Whispering Winds Charter School is ranked 2,030th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whispering Winds Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Winds Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 111
2006 106
2007 87
2008 96
2009 122
2010 133
2011 113
2012 95

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.2
2006 15.1
2007 14.5
2008 29.1
2009 15.2
2010 10.2
2011 8.1
2012 10.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74774774774775
2006 0.77358490566038
2007 0.73563218390805
2008 0.625
2009 0.82786885245902
2010 0.7593984962406
2011 0.8141592920354
2012 0.88421052631579

Compare Whispering Winds Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,060.0% 10.6:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 88.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Whispering Winds Charter School
Chiefland, FL
Public KG - 07 95 10.6:1  
Chiefland Middle School
Chiefland, FL
Public 06 - 08 332 17.5:1 2 miles
Nature Coast Middle School
Chiefland, FL
Public 06 - 08 110 13.8:1 2 miles
Chiefland Elementary School
Chiefland, FL
Public PK - 05 831 17.3:1 3 miles
Trenton Elementary School
Trenton, FL
Public PK - 05 782 18.2:1 8 miles
Trenton High School
Trenton, FL
Public 06 - 12 598 17.6:1 9 miles
Old Town Elementary School
Old Town, FL
Public PK - 05 539 16.8:1 9 miles
Riverside Christian School
Trenton, FL
Private KG - 12 75 19:1 9 miles
Dixie County Learning Academy
Old Town, FL
Private KG - 12 83 28:1 10 miles
Creekside Christian School
Otter Creek, FL
Private KG - 12 55 8:1 15 miles
Hilltop Alternative School
Bronson, FL
Public 02 - 12 129 18.4:1 16 miles
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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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