Whitney High School

Whitney High School serves 432 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
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 432 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 432 students
Whitney High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Whitney High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Whitney High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 12:1 14:1
Whitney High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Whitney High School American Indian (1991-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Whitney High School Asian (1989-2010)
Hispanic
14%
50%
Whitney High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
13%
Whitney High School Black (1988-2012)
White
78%
31%
Whitney High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Whitney High School Sch Ethnicity Whitney 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.
0.37 0.41
Whitney 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.
45%
44%
Whitney High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Whitney High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,562 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Whitney Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 1,562 730
Whitney Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 80%
Whitney Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $9 MM
Whitney Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $9 MM
Whitney Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,155 $11,947
Whitney Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,215 $12,666
Whitney Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hill Co J J A E P (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hill Co J J A E P (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hill Co J J A E P (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Whitney Hill Co J J A E P
    Alternative School
    305 North San Jacinto St
    Whitney , TX , 76692
    (254)694-2254
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  3  students  |  Gr.  7-10
  • Whitney Whitney Alternative Education Center
    Alternative School
    1501 North Brazos St
    Whitney , TX , 76692
    (254)694-8379
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Whitney Whitney Middle School
    305 South San Jacinto St
    Whitney , TX , 76692
    (254)694-3446
    0.8  mi  |  342  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Whitney Whitney Elementary School
    Hwy 22
    Whitney , TX , 76692
    (254)694-3456
    1.6  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Whitney Whitney Intermediate School
    Hwy 22
    Whitney , TX , 76692
    (254)694-7303
    1.6  mi  |  353  students  |  Gr.  3-5

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