Whigham Elementary School

Whigham Elementary School serves 533 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Whigham Elementary School operates within the Grady County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 533 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 533 students
Whigham Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Whigham Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Whigham Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Whigham Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Whigham Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Whigham Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
20%
37%
Whigham Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
73%
43%
Whigham Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Whigham Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.43 0.67
Whigham Elementary 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.
85%
56%
Whigham Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a
6%
Whigham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Grady County School District's student population of 4,651 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,191 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Grady County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 4,651 3,284
Grady County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM n/a
Grady County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $39 MM n/a
Grady County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,191 n/a
Grady County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,634 n/a
Grady County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cairo High School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northside Elementary School (7.1 miles away)
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  • CairoWashington Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 627 students
    6.1 miles
    1277 Martin Luther King Ave Sw
    CairoGA 39828
    (229)377-2106
    6.16-8627
  • CairoNorthside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 360 students
    7.1 miles
    985 1st St Nw
    CairoGA 39828
    (229)377-2422
    7.1PK-5360
  • CairoSouthside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 664 students
    7.4 miles
    491 3rd St Se
    CairoGA 39828
    (229)377-3723
    7.4PK-5664
  • CairoCairo High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1171 students
    7.6 miles
    455 5th St Se
    CairoGA 39828
    (229)377-2222
    7.69-121171
  • CairoEastside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 696 students
    8.5 miles
    1201 20th St Ne
    CairoGA 39828
    (229)377-8441
    8.5PK-5696

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