Whitnall High School

Whitnall High School serves 821 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Whitnall High School operates within the Whitnall School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the WI state average of 94%.

Overview

The student population of 821 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 821 students
Whitnall High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Whitnall High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Whitnall High 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 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Whitnall High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
4%
Whitnall High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
10%
Whitnall High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
11%
Whitnall High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
82%
72%
Whitnall High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Whitnall High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Whitnall High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WI 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.
0.32 0.25
Whitnall 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.
17%
35%
Whitnall High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
4%
6%
Whitnall High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,332 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,980 is less than the state average of $12,827. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,075 is less than the state average of $12,642. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Whitnall School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,332 902
Whitnall   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 100% 94%
Whitnall   School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $12 MM
Whitnall   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $12 MM
Whitnall   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,980 $12,827
Whitnall   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,075 $12,642
Whitnall   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eisenhower Middle/High High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whitnall Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Core4 Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MilwaukeeCore4 Elementary School
    Charter School
    5000 South 116th St
    MilwaukeeWI 53228
    (414)525-8414
    Charter School

    0 mi | Gr. PK | 98 students                      
  • MilwaukeeWhitnall Middle School
    5025 South 116th St
    MilwaukeeWI 53228
    (414)525-8650
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 510 students                      
  • Hales CornersEdgerton Elementary School
    5145 South 116th St
    Hales CornersWI 53130
    (414)525-8900
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 366 students                      
  • Hales CornersHales Corners Elementary School
    11319 West Godsell Ave
    Hales CornersWI 53130
    (414)525-8800
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 537 students                      
  • New Berlin Eisenhower Middle/High High School
    4333 South Sunnyslope Rd
    New BerlinWI 53151
    (262)789-6300
    1.7 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 1209 students                      

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