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 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 39% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 262 students
Whitman Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Whitman Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Whitman Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 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
Whitman Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
3%
1%
Whitman Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
6%
4%
Whitman Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
25%
10%
Whitman Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
17%
11%
Whitman Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
49%
72%
Whitman Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Whitman Elementary 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.
0.67 0.25
Whitman Elementary 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.
70%
35%
Whitman Elementary 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.
3%
6%
Whitman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 97,459 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,526 is higher than the state average of $12,827. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,431 is higher than the state average of $12,642. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Milwaukee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
183
3
Number of Students Managed 97,459 902
Milwaukee   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,240 MM $12 MM
Milwaukee   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,232 MM $12 MM
Milwaukee   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,526 $12,827
Milwaukee   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,431 $12,642
Milwaukee   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 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 Grades Students
  • MilwaukeeGreenfield High School
    4800 South 60th St
    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)281-6200
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1321 students                      
  • MilwaukeeMaple Grove Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    6921 West Coldspring Rd
    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)541-0600
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 489 students                      
  • MilwaukeeGlenwood Elementary School
    3550 South 51st St
    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)545-2280
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 327 students                      
  • MilwaukeeHamilton High School
    6215 West Warnimont Ave
    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)327-9300
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1693 students                      
  • MilwaukeeEdgewood Elementary School
    4711 South 47th St
    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)281-5750
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 375 students                      

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