Whittemore-prescott Area High School

Whittemore-prescott Area High School serves 320 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Whittemore-prescott Area High School operates within the Whittemore-prescott Area s School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 320 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 320 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
4%
6%
White
94%
66%
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.
0.12 0.26
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.
71%
44%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,107 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,603 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,047 is less than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Whittemore-prescott Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,107 822
Graduation Rate 72% 82%
District Total Revenue $12 MM $11 MM
District Spending $11 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,603 $11,537
District Spending / Student $9,047 $11,612
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arenac Eastern Middle/High School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whittemore-prescott Area Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Early Childhood Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WhittemoreEarly Childhood Center
    8970 Prescott Rd
    WhittemoreMI 48770
    (989)756-2400
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-KG | n/a students                      
  • WhittemoreWhittemore-prescott Area Middle School
    8878 Prescott Rd
    WhittemoreMI 48770
    (989)756-2400
    0.4 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 279 students                      
  • WhittemoreWhittemore-prescott Elementary School
    8878 Prescott Rd
    WhittemoreMI 48770
    (989)756-2400
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 363 students                      
  • TwiningArenac Eastern Elementary School
    200 Smalley St
    TwiningMI 48766
    (989)867-4234
    8.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 85 students                      
  • TwiningArenac Eastern Middle/High School
    200 Smalley St
    TwiningMI 48766
    (989)867-4234
    8.8 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 147 students                      

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