Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School



Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 90
K 112
1 128
2 110
3 117
4 92
5 93
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cutler Bay, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 742 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School is the 646th largest public school in Florida and the 5,938th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 742
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,938th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 646th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,501st out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 753rd out of 2,205

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Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 394
(53%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 348
(47%)
121,259
(48%)

Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 455
(61%)
167,394
(67%)
 Black 202
(27%)
59,146
(24%)
 White 71
(10%)
19,386
(8%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
2,793
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
1,612
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 529
(71%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 147
(20%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(9%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School is ranked 343rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.2%) is 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.

Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1106
2006 1090
2007 774
2008 705
2009 728
2010 655
2011 633
2012 742

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 15.4
2007 14.9
2008 14
2009 14.9
2010 15.2
2011 14.7
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78209764918626
2006 0.74678899082569
2007 0.66666666666667
2008 0.71063829787234
2009 0.67032967032967
2010 0.74809160305344
2011 0.81516587677725
2012 0.80188679245283

Compare Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 80.2%
 

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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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