Wewahitchka High School

Tel: (850)639-2228
Grades 6-12
362 students
Wewahitchka High School serves 362 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Wewahitchka High School operates within the Gulf School District.

School Overview

The student population of 362 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 362 students
Wewahitchka High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wewahitchka High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Wewahitchka High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wewahitchka High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Wewahitchka High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
30%
Wewahitchka High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
9%
23%
Wewahitchka High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
86%
41%
Wewahitchka High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Wewahitchka High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wewahitchka High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.25 0.46
Wewahitchka High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
47%
52%
Wewahitchka High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
6%
Wewahitchka High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,863 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,093 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,921 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Gulf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
22
Number of Students Managed 1,863 10,137
Gulf School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $132 MM
Gulf School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $20 MM $140 MM
Gulf School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,093 $11,888
Gulf School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,921 $12,571
Gulf School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy (15.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy (15.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wewahitchka Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WewahitchkaWewahitchka Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 416 students514 East River Rd
    WewahitchkaFL 32465
    (850)639-2476
    0.2PK-6416
  • BristolApalachicola Forest Youth Academy
    Alternative School
    15.2 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 31 students29841 Sw Liberty Wilderness Ca
    BristolFL 32321
    (850)379-3973
    15.2KG-1231
  • BristolLiberty Wilderness Crossroads
    Alternative School
    16.1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 37 students29841 Sw Liberty Wilderness Ca
    BristolFL 32321
    (850)379-8344
    16.16-1237
  • Port Saint JoePort St. Joe Elementary School
    22.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 580 students2201 Long Ave
    Port Saint JoeFL 32456
    (850)227-1221
    22.5PK-6580
  • Port Saint JoePort St. Joe High School
    22.6 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 505 students100 Shark Dr
    Port Saint JoeFL 32456
    (850)229-8251
    22.67-12505

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