Wewahitchka High School

Tel: (850)639-2228
Grades: 7-12

396 students

Wewahitchka High School serves 396 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Wewahitchka High School operates within the Gulf School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 396 students has grown by 59% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 396 students
Wewahitchka High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Wewahitchka High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wewahitchka High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Wewahitchka High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Wewahitchka High School Asian (1989-2007)
Hispanic
1%
28%
Wewahitchka High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
8%
23%
Wewahitchka High School Black (1988-2012)
White
84%
43%
Wewahitchka High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.29 0.45
Wewahitchka High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
49%
Wewahitchka High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
8%
Wewahitchka High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,450 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Gulf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
23
Number of Students Managed 2,450 9,989
Gulf School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 70%
Gulf School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $138 MM
Gulf School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $159 MM
Gulf School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,215 $13,793
Gulf School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,417 $15,882
Gulf School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy (15.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy (15.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wewahitchka Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wewahitchka Wewahitchka Elementary School
    514 East River Rd
    Wewahitchka , FL 32465
    (850)639-2476
    0.2  mi  |  466  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Bristol Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy
    Alternative School
    29841 Sw Liberty Wildersness C
    Bristol , FL 32321
    (850)379-3973
    Alternative School
    15.2  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Bristol Liberty Wilderness Crossroads
    Alternative School
    28625 Sw Liberty Wilderness Ca
    Bristol , FL 32321
    (850)379-8344
    Alternative School
    16.1  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Port St Joe Port St. Joe Elementary School
    2201 Long Ave
    Port St Joe , FL 32456
    (850)227-1221
    22.5  mi  |  591  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Port St Joe Port St. Joe High School
    100 Shark Dr
    Port St Joe , FL 32456
    (850)229-8251
    22.6  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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Florida public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.45, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Florida is Hillsborough School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.