Whiting Elementary School

Tel: (732)350-4994
Grades: KG-5

231 students

Whiting Elementary School serves 231 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Whiting Elementary School operates within the Manchester Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 231 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 231 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 12:1
Hispanic
8%
24%
Black
7%
17%
White
81%
49%
Two or more races
4%
1%
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.
0.33 0.42
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.
21%
31%
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.
5%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,120 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name Manchester Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 3,120 922
District Total Revenue $51 MM $20 MM
District Spending $51 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,095 $20,414
District Spending / Student $14,948 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Manchester Township High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Manchester Regional Day School (7.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakehurst Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LakehurstLakehurst Elementary School
    301 Union Ave
    LakehurstNJ 08733
    (732)657-5741
    4.8 mi | 425 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • LakehurstManchester Township Elementary School
    101 North Colonial Dr
    LakehurstNJ 08733
    (732)323-9600
    5.8 mi | 601 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Manchester TownshipManchester Township High School
    101 South Colonial Dr
    Manchester TownshipNJ 08759
    (732)657-2121
    5.8 mi | 1041 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • LakehurstOcean County Vocational Technical School Lakehurst Center
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    Hangar One Joint Base
    LakehurstNJ 08733
    (732)286-5678
    Vocational School

    5.9 mi | 2 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • LakehurstHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Performing Arts Academy Of The Ocean County Vocati
    Vocational School
    Joint Base
    LakehurstNJ 08733
    (732)286-5678
    Vocational School

    5.9 mi | 218 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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