Whitman Elementary School

Whitman Elementary School serves 249 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the WI average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Whitman Elementary School operates within the Milwaukee School District.

School Overview

The student population of 249 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 249 students
Whitman Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Whitman Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Whitman Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Whitman Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Whitman Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Whitman Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
4%
4%
Whitman Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
28%
10%
Whitman Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
18%
10%
Whitman Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
47%
72%
Whitman Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Whitman Elementary 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.
0.67 0.46
Whitman 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.
71%
36%
Whitman Elementary 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.
5%
6%
Whitman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Milwaukee School District's student population of 78,516 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,456 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Milwaukee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
3
Number of Students Managed 78,516 856
Milwaukee   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,269 MM n/a
Milwaukee   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $1,261 MM n/a
Milwaukee   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,456 n/a
Milwaukee   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,356 n/a
Milwaukee   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Greenfield High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wedgewood Park School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glenwood Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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    0.8 miles
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    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)281-6200
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    0.8 miles
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    MilwaukeeWI 53220
    (414)327-9300
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    0.8 miles
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