Whittemore-prescott Area High School

Whittemore-prescott Area High School serves 283 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Whittemore-prescott Area High School operates within the Whittemore-prescott Area s School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 283 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 283 students
Whittemore-prescott Area High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Whittemore-prescott Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Whittemore-prescott Area High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Whittemore-prescott Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 19:1
Whittemore-prescott Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Whittemore-prescott Area High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Whittemore-prescott Area High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
18%
Whittemore-prescott Area High School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
93%
68%
Whittemore-prescott Area High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Whittemore-prescott Area High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI 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.
0.13 0.27
Whittemore-prescott Area 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.
73%
43%
Whittemore-prescott Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Whittemore-prescott Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 889 students has decreased by 28% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,485 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,185 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Whittemore-prescott Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 889 784
Whittemore-prescott Area s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 82%
Whittemore-prescott Area s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $11 MM
Whittemore-prescott Area s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $11 MM $11 MM
Whittemore-prescott Area s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,485 $11,681
Whittemore-prescott Area s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,185 $11,849
Whittemore-prescott Area s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Arenac Eastern Middle/high School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Arenac Eastern Middle/high School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whittemore-prescott Area K-8 School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WhittemoreWhittemore-prescott Area K-8 School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 606 students8878 Prescott Rd
    WhittemoreMI 48770
    (989)756-2400
    0.4KG-8606
  • TwiningArenac Eastern Elementary School
    8.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 84 students200 Smalley St
    TwiningMI 48766
    (989)867-4234
    8.8PK-584
  • TwiningArenac Eastern Middle/high School
    8.8 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 123 students200 Smalley St
    TwiningMI 48766
    (989)867-4234
    8.86-12123
  • HaleHale Elementary Middle School
    11.3 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 309 students311 North Washington St
    HaleMI 48739
    (989)728-3551
    11.3PK-8309
  • HaleHale High School
    11.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 151 students311 North Washington St
    HaleMI 48739
    (989)728-3551
    11.59-12151

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