Whitten Elementary School



Whitten Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitten Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 108
K 85
1 72
2 58
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whitten Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Marianna, AR in the Lee County School District. It enrolls 323 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whitten Elementary School is the 386th largest public school in Arkansas and the 39,149th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 323
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,149th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 386th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 279th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 405th out of 555

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Whitten Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 179
(55%)
309
(52%)
 Male 144
(45%)
283
(48%)

Whitten Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 287
(89%)
524
(89%)
 White 29
(9%)
54
(9%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
9
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Whitten Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 320
(99%)
586
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Whitten Elementary School is ranked 189th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitten Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 65.0%. 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.

Whitten Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 421
2006 416
2007 389
2008 377
2009 526
2010 474
2011 451
2012 323

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 12.6
2007 14.4
2008 18
2009 13.5
2010 14.8
2011 15.5
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68883610451306
2006 0.99278846153846
2007 0.99228791773779
2008 0.9920424403183
2009 0.99429657794677
2010 0.94725738396624
2011 0.99334811529933
2012 0.99071207430341

Compare Whitten Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 99.1%
 

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Whitten Elementary School
Marianna, AR
Public PK - 02 323 15.3:1  
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Public 03 - 06 269 16.1:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 12 199 11:1 17 miles
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Public PK - 03 554 15.3:1 17 miles
Lincoln Academy of Excellence
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Public 05 - 06 468 12.1:1 17 miles
Eliza Miller Elementary School
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Public 04 - 06 376 15.9:1 17 miles
Calvary Christian School
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Private PK - 12 168 12:1 18 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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