Whatley Elementary School (Closed 2015)

549 43rd St N
Birmingham, AL 35222
(School attendance zone shown in map)
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 62% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 82%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 61% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 86%).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students (11-12)
454 students
This chart displays total students of Whatley Elementary School by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers (11-12)
24 teachers
This chart displays the total teachers of Whatley Elementary School by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.

School Rankings

This School
State Level (AL)
(11-12)
62%
82%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whatley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
(11-12)
61%
86%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whatley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Whatley Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian
(11-12)
n/a
1%
Asian
(11-12)
n/a
1%
Hispanic
(11-12)
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Whatley Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
(11-12)
94%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Whatley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
(11-12)
n/a
58%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Whatley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
Hawaiian
(11-12)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(11-12)
1%
1%
n/a
This chart displays the diversity score of Whatley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (11-12)
98%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Whatley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
2%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whatley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 82% AL state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 86% AL state average).
How many students attend Whatley Elementary School?
454 students attend Whatley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Whatley Elementary School students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Whatley Elementary School offer ?
Whatley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Whatley Elementary School part of?
Whatley Elementary School is part of Birmingham City School District.

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