Whitney Elementary School



Whitney Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitney Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 88
1 70
2 85
3 84
4 80
5 88
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whitney Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Las Vegas, NV in the Clark County School District. It enrolls 534 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whitney Elementary School is the 241st largest public school in Nevada and the 18,848th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 534
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,848th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Nevada: 241st out of 394
Student/Teacher Rank in Nevada: 46th out of 384
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nevada: 151st out of 384

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Whitney Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 283
(53%)
127,475
(48%)
 Male 251
(47%)
136,494
(52%)

Whitney Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 274
(51%)
122,130
(46%)
 Black 114
(21%)
35,627
(13%)
 White 100
(19%)
67,344
(26%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
17,133
(6%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
16,548
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(2%)
4,230
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
957
(0%)

Whitney Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 492
(92%)
174,488
(66%)
 Not Eligible 42
(8%)
89,481
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 381 ranked schools in Nevada, Whitney Elementary School is ranked 118th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitney Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.6%. 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.

Whitney Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 677
2006 697
2008 591
2009 609
2010 582
2011 600
2012 563
2013 573
2014 553
2015 534

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 17.4
2008 16.9
2009 16.9
2010 15.7
2011 19.4
2012 18.2
2013 19.1
2014 17.3
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73559822747415
2006
2008 0.71065989847716
2009 0.77668308702791
2010 0.8659793814433
2011 0.91833333333333
2012 0.83658969804618
2013 0.84293193717277
2014 0.85895117540687
2015 0.92134831460674

Compare Whitney Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,930.8% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 
This School 92.1%
 

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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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