Walt Whitman High School

Tel: (631)812-3800
Grades 9-12
1,836 students
Walt Whitman High School serves 1,836 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Walt Whitman High School operates within the South Huntington Union Free School District.
South Huntington Union Free School District's 98% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1836 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,836 students
Walt Whitman High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Walt Whitman High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Walt Whitman High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Walt Whitman High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Walt Whitman High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
9%
Walt Whitman High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
31%
25%
Walt Whitman High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
11%
18%
Walt Whitman High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
51%
46%
Walt Whitman High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Walt Whitman High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.63 0.69
Walt Whitman High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
31%
42%
Walt Whitman High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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%
5%
Walt Whitman High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

South Huntington Union Free School District's student population of 5,985 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 92% over five years.
The revenue/student of $22,167 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name South Huntington Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 5,985 922
South Huntington Union Free   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 98% 87%
South Huntington Union Free   School District Graduation Rate (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $133 MM n/a
South Huntington Union Free   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $140 MM n/a
South Huntington Union Free   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $22,167 n/a
South Huntington Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $23,299 n/a
South Huntington Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Huntington High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henry L Stimson Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oakwood Primary Center (0.8 miles away)
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    0.8 miles
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  • Huntington StationHenry L Stimson Middle School
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    0.9 miles
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    (631)812-3700
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    1 miles
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    1.7 miles
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    HuntingtonNY 11743
    (631)673-2070
    1.7KG-4376

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