Wewahitchka High School

  • Wewahitchka High School serves 355 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Wewahitchka High School's student population of 355 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wewahitchka High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wewahitchka High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2364 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
32%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
82%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.310.46
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Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGulf School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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