Whitwell High School

Tel: (423)658-5141
Grades: 9-12

355 students

Whitwell High School serves 355 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Whitwell High School operates within the Marion County School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 355 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 355 students
Whitwell High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Whitwell High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Whitwell High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Whitwell High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Whitwell High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
n/a
24%
Whitwell High School Black (1988-2012)
White
97%
66%
Whitwell High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Whitwell High School Sch Ethnicity Whitwell High 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.
0.06 0.50
Whitwell High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
52%
48%
Whitwell High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
11%
7%
Whitwell High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,361 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Marion County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
7
Number of Students Managed 4,361 3,496
Marion County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 75% 80%
Marion County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $28 MM
Marion County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $35 MM $28 MM
Marion County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,710 $8,477
Marion County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,169 $8,379
Marion County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marion Co High School (8.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Whitwell Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitwell Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Whitwell Whitwell Middle School
    1 Butterfly
    Whitwell , TN , 37397
    (423)658-5635
    0.1  mi  |  422  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • Whitwell Whitwell Elementary School
    150 Tiger Trail
    Whitwell , TN , 37397
    (423)658-5313
    0.2  mi  |  605  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Lutz Lutz Preparatory Academy
    Charter School
    17951 North Us Hwy 41
    Lutz , FL , 33549
    (813)618-1142
    Charter School
    8.2  mi  |  230  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jasper Jasper Elementary School
    495 Warrior
    Jasper , TN , 37347
    (423)942-2110
    8.3  mi  |  707  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Jasper Marion Co High School
    160 Ridley
    Jasper , TN , 37347
    (865)942-5161
    8.4  mi  |  508  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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