Whigham Elementary School



Whigham Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whigham Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 46
K 61
1 45
2 48
3 55
4 48
5 48
6 54
7 70
8 59
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whigham Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Whigham, GA in the Grady County School District. It enrolls 534 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whigham Elementary School is the 811th largest public school in Georgia and the 18,443rd largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 534
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,443rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 811th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 779th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 875th out of 1,342

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Whigham Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 273
(51%)
1,778
(51%)
 Female 261
(49%)
1,723
(49%)

Whigham Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 394
(74%)
1,617
(46%)
 Black 107
(20%)
1,210
(35%)
 Hispanic 21
(4%)
595
(17%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
59
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Whigham Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 265
(50%)
972
(28%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 247
(46%)
2,326
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(4%)
203
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Whigham Elementary School is ranked 998th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whigham Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.4%) is lower than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Whigham Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 466
2006 448
2007 472
2008 511
2009 521
2010 507
2011 543
2012 534

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 13.6
2007 13.6
2008 13.8
2009 14.9
2010 14.9
2011 15.3
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41630901287554
2006 0.42410714285714
2007 0.43220338983051
2008 0.46379647749511
2009 0.49136276391555
2010 0.5818540433925
2011 0.52854511970534
2012 0.50374531835206

Compare Whigham Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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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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