Whitesburg Middle School

Grades: PK-9

835 students

Whitesburg Middle School serves 835 students in grades PK-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Whitesburg Middle School operates within the Huntsville City School District.

Overview

The student population of 835 students has grown by 38% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-9
Total Students 835 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 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 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
7%
5%
Black
33%
34%
White
56%
57%
Two or more races
2%
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.
0.58 0.31
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.
38%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,198 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Huntsville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
7
Number of Students Managed 24,198 2,979
District Total Revenue $234 MM $29 MM
District Spending $263 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,074 $9,620
District Spending / Student $11,352 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Virgil Grissom High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Huntsville Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitesburg Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HuntsvilleWhitesburg Elementary School
    6810 Whitesburg Dr
    HuntsvilleAL 35802
    (256)428-7520
    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HuntsvilleJones Valley Elementary School
    4908 Garth Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35802
    (256)428-7220
    1.3 mi | 463 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HuntsvilleRoger B Chaffee Elementary School
    7900 Whittier Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35802
    (256)428-7040
    1.4 mi | 399 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Huntsville Virgil Grissom High School
    7901 Bailey Cove Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35802
    (256)428-8000
    1.9 mi | 1825 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • HuntsvilleWeatherly Heights Elementary School
    1307 Canstatt Dr
    HuntsvilleAL 35803
    (256)428-7460
    2.5 mi | 546 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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