Whitesburg Middle School

Whitesburg Middle School serves 817 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Whitesburg Middle School operates within the Huntsville City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 817 students has grown by 35% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 817 students
Whitesburg Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Whitesburg Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Whitesburg Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Whitesburg Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Whitesburg Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Whitesburg Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
8%
5%
Whitesburg Middle School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
32%
34%
Whitesburg Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
55%
57%
Whitesburg Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Whitesburg Middle 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.
0.59 0.56
Whitesburg Middle 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.
42%
52%
Whitesburg Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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%
Whitesburg Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Huntsville City School District's student population of 23,487 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,546 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Huntsville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
7
Number of Students Managed 23,487 3,026
Huntsville City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $247 MM n/a
Huntsville City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $273 MM n/a
Huntsville City School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,546 n/a
Huntsville City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,657 n/a
Huntsville City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Virgil Grissom High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Huntsville Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitesburg Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HuntsvilleWhitesburg Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5
    0.1 miles
    6810 Whitesburg Dr
    HuntsvilleAL 35802
    (256)428-7520
    0.1PK-5n/a
  • HuntsvilleJones Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 459 students
    1.3 miles
    4908 Garth Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35802
    (256)428-7220
    1.3PK-5459
  • HuntsvilleRoger B Chaffee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    1.4 miles
    7900 Whittier Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35802
    (256)428-7040
    1.4PK-5388
  • Huntsville Virgil Grissom High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1849 students
    1.9 miles
    7901 Bailey Cove Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35802
    (256)428-8000
    1.99-121849
  • HuntsvilleWeatherly Heights Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 527 students
    2.5 miles
    1307 Canstatt Dr
    HuntsvilleAL 35803
    (256)428-7460
    2.5PK-5527

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