Whitehaven High School

Whitehaven High School serves 2,071 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Whitehaven High School operates within the Memphis School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2071 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,071 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less 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 21:1 15:1
Black
99%
23%
Two or more races
1%
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.
0.02 0.26
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.
71%
51%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,207 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,342 is higher than the state average of $8,477. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,042 is higher than the state average of $8,379. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Memphis School District
Number of Schools
Managed
220
8
Number of Students Managed 112,207 3,473
Graduation Rate 67% 80%
District Total Revenue $1,046 MM $28 MM
District Spending $1,124 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,342 $8,477
District Spending / Student $10,042 $8,379
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 Hillcrest High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Havenview Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitehaven Elementary Stem School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MemphisWhitehaven Elementary Stem School
    Magnet School
    4783 Elvis Presley
    MemphisTN 38116
    (901)416-3030
    Magnet School

    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 487 students                      
  • MemphisHolmes Road Elementary School
    1083 Holmes Rd
    MemphisTN 38116
    (901)416-6469
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 659 students                      
  • MemphisHavenview Middle School
    Magnet School
    1481 Hester Rd
    MemphisTN 38116
    (901)416-3092
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 771 students                      
  • Memphis John P. Freeman Optional School
    Magnet School
    5250 Tulane Rd
    MemphisTN 38109
    (901)416-3156
    Magnet School

    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 584 students                      
  • MemphisLanier Middle School
    817 Brownlee Rd
    MemphisTN 38116
    (901)416-3128
    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 345 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 22, 2011 - WHS is an excellent school with great teachers and the best principal. I love my school !!! - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended July 31, 2008 - Whitehaven High School is a very unigue learning environment. We have excellent teachers that recognize the potential in students, and an administration that truely cares about the well being of their students. With an award winning business and fine arts program, students are afforded many oppotunities to excel. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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