Whigham Elementary School

211 West Broad Ave,

Whigham, GA, 39897-0006

Tel: (229)762-4167
Grades: PK-8

543 students

Whigham Elementary School serves 543 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Whigham Elementary School operates within the Grady County School District.

Overview

The student population of 543 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 543 students
Whigham Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Whigham Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Whigham Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Whigham Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Whigham Elementary School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Whigham Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
20%
37%
Whigham Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
72%
44%
Whigham Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Whigham Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Whigham Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.44 0.66
Whigham Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
48%
51%
Whigham Elementary 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.
4%
7%
Whigham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,135 students has grown by 941% over five years.
School District Name Grady County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 6,135 3,298
Grady County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $34 MM
Grady County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $36 MM
Grady County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $68,321 $9,939
Grady County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $65,572 $10,367
Grady County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cairo High School (7.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northside Elementary School (7.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cairo Washington Middle School
    1277 Martin Luther King Ave Sw
    Cairo , GA , 39828
    (229)377-2106
    6.1  mi  |  639  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Cairo Northside Elementary School
    985 1st St Nw
    Cairo , GA , 39828
    (229)377-2422
    7.1  mi  |  363  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cairo Southside Elementary School
    491 3rd St Se
    Cairo , GA , 39828
    (229)377-3723
    7.4  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cairo Cairo High School
    455 5th St Se
    Cairo , GA , 39828
    (229)377-2222
    7.6  mi  |  1135  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Cairo Eastside Elementary School
    1201 20th St Ne
    Cairo , GA , 39828
    (229)377-8441
    8.5  mi  |  738  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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