Whitwell High School

Whitwell High School serves 383 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Whitwell High School operates within the Marion County School District.
Marion County School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 383 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 383 students
Whitwell High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Whitwell High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Whitwell High School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Whitwell High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Whitwell High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Whitwell High School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
98%
65%
Whitwell High School White Students (1988-2014)
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.
0.04 0.26
Whitwell High 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.
60%
51%
Whitwell High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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.
12%
7%
Whitwell High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Marion County School District's student population of 4,330 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 63% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,073 in this district is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,229 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Marion County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
8
Number of Students Managed 4,330 3,515
Marion County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 83%
Marion County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $30 MM
Marion County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $36 MM $29 MM
Marion County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $8,073 $8,707
Marion County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,229 $8,563
Marion County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Marion Co High School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whitwell Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitwell Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WhitwellWhitwell Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 415 students
    0.1 miles
    1 Butterfly La
    WhitwellTN 37397
    (423)658-5635
    0.15-8415
  • WhitwellWhitwell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 582 students
    0.2 miles
    150 Tiger Trail
    WhitwellTN 37397
    (423)658-5313
    0.2PK-4582
  • LutzLutz Preparatory AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-6 | 566 students
    8.2 miles
    17951 North Us Hwy 41
    LutzFL 33549
    (813)428-7100
    8.2KG-6566
  • JasperJasper Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 690 students
    8.3 miles
    495 Warrior Dr
    JasperTN 37347
    (423)942-2110
    8.3PK-4690
  • JasperMarion Co High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 537 students
    8.4 miles
    160 Ridley Dr
    JasperTN 37347
    (865)942-5161
    8.49-12537

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