Whitefish Middle 5-8



Whitefish Middle 5-8 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitefish Middle 5-8 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 119
6 153
7 128
8 135
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whitefish Middle 5-8 is a public elementary school located in Whitefish, MT in the Whitefish Elementary School District. It enrolls 535 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 535
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.94

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Whitefish Middle 5-8 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 299
(56%)
640
(54%)
 Female 236
(44%)
546
(46%)

Whitefish Middle 5-8 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 512
(96%)
1,134
(96%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
25
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
9
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Whitefish Middle 5-8 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 372
(70%)
835
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 125
(23%)
288
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(7%)
63
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Whitefish Middle 5-8 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.5%) is lower than the state average of 51.2%. 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.

Whitefish Middle 5-8 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 323
2006 265
2007 254
2008 267
2009 270
2010 550
2011 505
2012 502
2013 465
2014 491
2015 535

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 12.9
2007 13
2008 15.1
2009 14.1
2010 15.2
2011 14.8
2012 15.4
2013 15.1
2014 16
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26934984520124
2006 0.19622641509434
2007 0.18110236220472
2008 0.15730337078652
2009 0.15555555555556
2010 0.27272727272727
2011 0.25742574257426
2012 0.29282868525896
2013 0.31827956989247
2014 0.26272912423625
2015 0.30467289719626

Compare Whitefish Middle 5-8 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.5%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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