Whitman Elementary School



Whitman Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitman Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 100
2 95
3 82
4 101
5 77
6 85
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whitman Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 626 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whitman Elementary School is the 411th largest public school in Arizona and the 11,989th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 626
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,989th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 411th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 399th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 323rd out of 932

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Whitman Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 337
(54%)
19,316
(52%)
 Female 289
(46%)
18,151
(48%)

Whitman Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 345
(55%)
16,270
(43%)
 American Indian 129
(21%)
1,530
(4%)
 White 82
(13%)
16,620
(44%)
 Black 34
(5%)
1,498
(4%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
863
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(2%)
276
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
410
(1%)

Whitman Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 519
(83%)
20,353
(54%)
 Not Eligible 67
(11%)
14,433
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(6%)
2,681
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Whitman Elementary School is ranked 157th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitman Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.6%. 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.

Whitman Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 704
2006 789
2007 740
2008 776
2009 735
2010 679
2011 665
2012 711
2013 683
2014 647
2015 626

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 16
2007 15.7
2008 15.8
2009 17
2010 16
2011 16
2012 18.1
2013 16
2014 17.5
2015 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99573863636364
2006 0.80354879594423
2007 0.82837837837838
2008 0.74484536082474
2009 0.83673469387755
2010 0.86303387334315
2011 0.89774436090226
2012 0.88185654008439
2013 0.87701317715959
2014 0.75115919629057
2015 0.89297124600639

Compare Whitman Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.3%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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