Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School

21545 Sw 87th Ave
Miami, FL 33189
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School serves 758 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School's student population of 758 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1654 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
71%
33%
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Black
19%
22%
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White
6%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.460.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School is Cutler Bay Senior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mater Academy Bay Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mater Academy Bay Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Miami Mater Academy Bay Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 480 students
    0.3 miles
    22025 Sw 87th Ave
    Miami, FL 33190
    (305) 969-5989
    0.3 K-5 480
  • Miami Mater Academy Bay Middle School Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 93 students
    0.3 miles
    22025 Sw 87th Ave
    Miami, FL 33190
    (305) 969-5989
    0.3 6-8 93
  • Miami Cutler Bay Senior High School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 470 students
    0.4 miles
    8601 Sw 212th St
    Miami, FL 33189
    (305) 235-1581
    0.4 9-12 470
  • Miami Gulfstream Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 708 students
    1.2 miles
    20900 Sw 97th Ave
    Miami, FL 33189
    (305) 235-6811
    1.2 PK-5 708
  • Miami Cutler Ridge Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
    1.7 miles
    20210 Coral Sea Rd
    Miami, FL 33189
    (305) 235-4611
    1.7 PK-5 548

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