Whitney High School

Whitney High School serves 413 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Whitney High School operates within the Whitney Independent School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is equal to the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 413 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 413 students
Whitney High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Whitney High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Whitney High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Whitney High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
15%
51%
Whitney High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
13%
Whitney High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
79%
30%
Whitney High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Whitney High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Whitney High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.
0.36 0.41
Whitney High 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.
46%
53%
Whitney High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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%
Whitney High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,542 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,155 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,215 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Whitney Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 1,542 822
Whitney Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 80% 80%
Whitney Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $9 MM
Whitney Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $9 MM
Whitney Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,155 $11,947
Whitney Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,215 $12,666
Whitney Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Whitney Alternative Education Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whitney Alternative Education Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitney Alternative Education Center (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WhitneyWhitney Alternative Education Center
    Alternative School
    1501 North Brazos St
    WhitneyTX 76692
    (254)694-8379
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 4-12 | n/a students                      
  • WhitneyHill Co J J A E P
    Alternative School
    305 North San Jacinto St
    WhitneyTX 76692
    (254)694-2254
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 8-9 | 3 students                      
  • WhitneyWhitney Middle School
    305 South San Jacinto St
    WhitneyTX 76692
    (254)694-3446
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 351 students                      
  • WhitneyWhitney Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    308 South Bosque
    WhitneyTX 76692
    (254)694-3456
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 439 students                      
  • WhitneyWhitney Intermediate School
    301 South San Jacinto
    WhitneyTX 76692
    (254)694-7303
    1.6 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 336 students                      

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