Whigham Elementary School

211 West Broad Ave

Whigham, GA 39897-0006

Grades: PK-8

534 students

Whigham Elementary School serves 534 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% 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 534 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 534 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
4%
13%
Black
21%
37%
White
74%
44%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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.
0.41 0.40
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.
46%
52%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,157 students has grown by 38% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,051 is less than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,687 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Grady County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 6,157 3,197
District Total Revenue $40 MM $34 MM
District Spending $39 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,051 $9,939
District Spending / Student $8,687 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • CairoWashington Middle School
    1277 Martin Luther King Ave Sw
    CairoGA 39828
    (229)377-2106
    6.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 622 students                      
  • CairoNorthside Elementary School
    985 1st St Nw
    CairoGA 39828
    (229)377-2422
    7.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 390 students                      
  • CairoSouthside Elementary School
    491 3rd St Se
    CairoGA 39828
    (229)377-3723
    7.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 607 students                      
  • CairoCairo High School
    455 5th St Se
    CairoGA 39828
    (229)377-2222
    7.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1166 students                      
  • CairoEastside Elementary School
    1201 20th St Ne
    CairoGA 39828
    (229)377-8441
    8.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 726 students                      

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