Wewahitchka Elementary School

514 E River Rd
Wewahitchka, FL 32465
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wewahitchka Elementary School serves 502 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Wewahitchka 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Wewahitchka Elementary School's student population of 502 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Wewahitchka 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 Wewahitchka Elementary School is 0.23, 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
#1675 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
33%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
87%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.230.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGulf School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Wewahitchka Elementary School is Wewahitchka High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prek Ese (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Saint Joe Prek Ese Special Education School
    Grades: PK-5 | 9 students
    0.2 miles
    130 E River Rd
    Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
    (850) 229-6940
    0.2 PK-5 9
  • Wewahitchka Wewahitchka High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 347 students
    0.2 miles
    1 Gator Cir
    Wewahitchka, FL 32465
    (850) 639-2228
    0.2 7-12 347
  • Bristol Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 27 students
    15.4 miles
    29841 Sw Liberty Wilderness Ca
    Bristol, FL 32321
    (850) 379-3973
    15.4 K-12 27
  • Hosford Liberty Wilderness Crossroads Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 38 students
    16.3 miles
    29841 Sw Liberty Wilderness Ca
    Hosford, FL 32334
    (850) 379-8344
    16.3 4-12 38
  • Youngstown Waller Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 487 students
    23.3 miles
    11332 E Highway 388
    Youngstown, FL 32466
    (850) 764-4341
    23.3 PK-5 487

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