Whitthorne Middle School

Tel: (931)388-2558
Grades: 5-8

1,128 students

Whitthorne Middle School serves 1,128 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% 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 1128 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 1,128 students
Whitthorne Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Whitthorne Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Whitthorne Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more 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 17:1 15:1
Whitthorne Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Whitthorne Middle School Asian (1996-2011)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Whitthorne Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
29%
24%
Whitthorne Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
59%
66%
Whitthorne Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Whitthorne Middle School Sch Ethnicity Whitthorne Middle 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.
0.57 0.50
Whitthorne Middle 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.
56%
48%
Whitthorne Middle 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.
7%
7%
Whitthorne Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,907 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Maury County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
7
Number of Students Managed 11,907 3,496
Maury County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $28 MM
Maury County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $93 MM $28 MM
Maury County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,740 $8,477
Maury County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,847 $8,379
Maury 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 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 Students Grades
  • Columbia J. R. Baker Elementary School
    1301 Hamphire
    Columbia , TN , 38401
    (931)388-3319
    0.1  mi  |  312  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbia Columbia Central High School
    921 Lion
    Columbia , TN , 38401
    (931)381-2222
    0.1  mi  |  1335  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Columbia Mcdowell Elementary School
    714 West 7th
    Columbia , TN , 38401
    (931)840-4418
    1.7  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbia J E Woodard Elementary School
    207 Rutherford
    Columbia , TN , 38401
    (931)380-2872
    2.2  mi  |  489  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbia Highland Park Elementary School
    1606 Highland Ave
    Columbia , TN , 38401
    (931)388-7325
    2.4  mi  |  313  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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