George A Whitten Elementary School

  • George A Whitten Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • George A Whitten Elementary School's student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George A Whitten Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George A Whitten Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of George A Whitten Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of George A Whitten Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in George A Whitten Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in George A Whitten Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in George A Whitten Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
70%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in George A Whitten Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George A Whitten Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.470.28
This chart display the diversity score of George A Whitten Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in George A Whitten Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George A Whitten Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSumner County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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My daughter just finished kindergarden and loved her teacher. The focus on this school is not only education, but respect and keeping the children active. At even the kindergarden level they noticed my daughter was very bright and started testing for the intellectually gifted program. They also kept her challenged & didn't push. I was utterly impressed with the principle and his ethics! He is the best principle we have encountered! He cares about the children and believes in positive reinforcement. The only problem I have found at all is the attitude of the office admin. She has been nothing but rude to me since the day I walked in the school as not only a new parent at the school but a new resident on TN. She gave a bad first expression and it never got better. I suggest talking with the teachers and/or principal before judging the school on her. Sad that's the first person you see though!!
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