Myron D. Witter Elementary School

Tel: (760)344-0750
Grades: KG-3

732 students

Myron D. Witter Elementary School serves 732 students in grades KG-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Myron D. Witter Elementary School operates within the Brawley Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 732 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-3
Total Students 732 students
Myron D. Witter Elementary School Total Students (2001-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Myron D. Witter Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2013)
Students by Grade Myron D. Witter Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 22:1
Myron D. Witter Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2013)
Hispanic
92%
52%
Myron D. Witter Elementary School Hispanic (2001-2013)
White
8%
26%
Myron D. Witter Elementary School White (2001-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Myron D. Witter Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Myron D. Witter 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.
0.15 0.42
Myron D. Witter Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
n/a
48%
Myron D. Witter Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2011)
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.
n/a
8%
Myron D. Witter Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,807 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Brawley Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 3,807 1,667
Brawley Elementary School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $19 MM
District Spending $31 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,185 $11,099
Brawley Elementary School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,515 $10,975
Brawley Elementary School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brawley High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Barbara Worth Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Miguel Hidalgo Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BrawleyBarbara Worth Junior High School
    385 D St
    BrawleyCA 92227
    (760)344-2153
    0.6 mi | 861 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • BrawleyBrawley High School
    480 North Imperial Ave
    BrawleyCA 92227
    (760)312-6073
    0.8 mi | 1647 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BrawleyMiguel Hidalgo Elementary School
    615 South Cesar Chavez St
    BrawleyCA 92227
    (760)344-0431
    0.8 mi | 650 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • BrawleyPhil D. Swing Elementary School
    245 West A St
    BrawleyCA 92227
    (760)344-3350
    0.8 mi | 751 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • BrawleyDesert Valley High (Continuation School)
    Alternative School
    104 West Magnolia
    BrawleyCA 92227
    (760)312-5100
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | 171 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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