Whitman Elementary School

Whitman Elementary School serves 262 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Whitman Elementary School operates within the Milwaukee School District.

Overview

The student population of 262 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 262 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 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 19:1 15:1
American Indian
3%
1%
Asian
6%
4%
Hispanic
25%
10%
Black
17%
11%
White
49%
72%
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.
0.67 0.25
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.
70%
35%
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.
3%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 97,459 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Milwaukee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
183
3
Number of Students Managed 97,459 902
District Total Revenue $1,240 MM $12 MM
District Spending $1,232 MM $12 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,526 $12,827
District Spending / Student $14,431 $12,642
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 Greenfield High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wedgewood Park School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maple Grove Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MilwaukeeGreenfield High School
    4800 South 60th St
    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)281-6200
    0.8 mi | 1321 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MilwaukeeMaple Grove Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    6921 West Coldspring Rd
    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)541-0600
    0.8 mi | 489 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MilwaukeeGlenwood Elementary School
    3550 South 51st St
    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)545-2280
    0.8 mi | 327 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MilwaukeeHamilton High School
    6215 West Warnimont Ave
    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)327-9300
    0.8 mi | 1693 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MilwaukeeEdgewood Elementary School
    4711 South 47th St
    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)281-5750
    0.9 mi | 375 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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