Whitehaven High School

Whitehaven High School serves 1,919 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Whitehaven High School operates within the Shelby County-2 School District.
Shelby County-2 School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1919 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,919 students
Gender % Whitehaven High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Students by Grade Whitehaven High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
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.
0.01 0.52
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%
51%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 65% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,000 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Shelby County-2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
n/a
8
Number of Students Managed n/a 3,515
Shelby County-2 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 83%
Shelby County-2 School District Graduation Rate (1997-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,093 MM n/a
Shelby County-2 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $1,153 MM n/a
Shelby County-2 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,000 n/a
Shelby County-2 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,550 n/a
Shelby County-2 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hillcrest High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Havenview Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitehaven Elementary Stem School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MemphisWhitehaven Elementary Stem SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
    0.1 miles
    4783 Elvis Presley
    MemphisTN 38116
    (901)416-3030
    0.1PK-5499
  • MemphisHolmes Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 608 students
    0.7 miles
    1083 Holmes Rd
    MemphisTN 38116
    (901)416-6469
    0.7PK-5608
  • MemphisHavenview Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 792 students
    0.8 miles
    1481 Hester Rd
    MemphisTN 38116
    (901)416-3092
    0.86-8792
  • Memphis John P. Freeman Optional SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-8 | 592 students
    1.3 miles
    5250 Tulane Rd
    MemphisTN 38109
    (901)416-3156
    1.3KG-8592
  • MemphisLanier Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 392 students
    1.3 miles
    817 Brownlee Rd
    MemphisTN 38116
    (901)416-3128
    1.36-8392

School Reviews

WHS is an excellent school with great teachers and the best principal. I love my school !!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/22/11
Whitehaven High School is a very unigue learning environment. We have excellent teachers that recognize the potential in students, and an administration that truely cares about the well being of their students. With an award winning business and fine arts program, students are afforded many oppotunities to excel.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/31/08

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