Whitthorne Middle School

Whitthorne Middle School serves 937 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Whitthorne Middle School operates within the Maury County School District.

Overview

The student population of 937 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 937 students
Whitthorne Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Whitthorne Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Whitthorne Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Whitthorne Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
10%
7%
Whitthorne Middle School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
23%
23%
Whitthorne Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
65%
66%
Whitthorne Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Whitthorne Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Whitthorne Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.52 0.26
Whitthorne Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
55%
51%
Whitthorne Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Whitthorne Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,969 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,740 is less than the state average of $8,477. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,847 is less than the state average of $8,379. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Maury County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
8
Number of Students Managed 11,969 3,473
Maury County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $28 MM
Maury County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $93 MM $28 MM
Maury County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,740 $8,477
Maury County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,847 $8,379
Maury County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Columbia Central High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is E. A. Cox Middle School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is J. R. Baker Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ColumbiaJ. R. Baker Elementary School
    1301 Hamphire Pk
    ColumbiaTN 38401
    (931)388-3319
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 318 students                      
  • ColumbiaColumbia Central High School
    921 Lion Pw
    ColumbiaTN 38401
    (931)381-2222
    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1291 students                      
  • ColumbiaMcdowell Elementary School
    714 West 7th St
    ColumbiaTN 38401
    (931)840-4418
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 343 students                      
  • ColumbiaJ E Woodard Elementary School
    207 Rutherford La
    ColumbiaTN 38401
    (931)380-2872
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 491 students                      
  • ColumbiaHighland Park Elementary School
    1606 Highland Av
    ColumbiaTN 38401
    (931)388-7325
    2.4 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 345 students                      

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