Whitman Elementary School

Whitman Elementary School serves 286 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Whitman Elementary School operates within the Milwaukee School District.

Overview

The student population of 286 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 286 students
Whitman Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Whitman Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Whitman Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 15:1
Whitman Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
3%
1%
Whitman Elementary School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
4%
3%
Whitman Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
24%
10%
Whitman Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
16%
11%
Whitman Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
50%
73%
Whitman Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Whitman Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Whitman Elementary 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.
0.67 0.44
Whitman Elementary 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.
63%
34%
Whitman Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
6%
Whitman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 95,394 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Milwaukee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
180
3
Number of Students Managed 95,394 908
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: 2012 (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
  • Greenfield Greenfield High School
    4800 South 60th St
    Greenfield , WI , 53220
    (414)281-6200
    0.8  mi  |  1295  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Greenfield Maple Grove Elementary School
    6921 West Coldspring Rd
    Greenfield , WI , 53220
    (414)541-0600
    0.8  mi  |  503  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Greenfield Glenwood Elementary School
    3550 South 51st St
    Greenfield , WI , 53220
    (414)545-2280
    0.8  mi  |  261  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Milwaukee Hamilton High School
    6215 West Warnimont Ave
    Milwaukee , WI , 53220
    (414)327-9300
    0.8  mi  |  1658  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Greenfield Edgewood Elementary School
    4711 South 47th St
    Greenfield , WI , 53220
    (414)281-5750
    0.9  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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