Whitten Middle School



Whitten Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitten Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 180
7 162
8 175
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 20

Whitten Middle School is a public elementary school located in Jackson, MS in the Jackson Public School District. It enrolls 537 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 537
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.95

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Whitten Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 282
(53%)
10,280
(51%)
 Female 255
(47%)
9,990
(49%)

Whitten Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 512
(95%)
19,493
(96%)
 Hispanic 19
(4%)
370
(2%)
 White 4
(1%)
300
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
71
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Whitten Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 537
(100%)
20,270
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Whitten Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 77.0%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 938
2006 849
2007 779
2008 794
2009 809
2010 727
2011 713
2012 577
2013 538
2014 531
2015 537

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.8
2006 19.3
2007 17.4
2008 15.3
2009 16.8
2010 16.3
2011 16.5
2012 14.3
2013 16.5
2014 13.4
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88059701492537
2006 0.88339222614841
2007 0.89602053915276
2008 0.92065491183879
2009 0.94313967861557
2010 0.95323246217332
2011 0.93969144460028
2012 0.93587521663778
2013 0.95910780669145
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Whitten Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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Public 06 - 08 537 11.9:1  
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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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