Whigham Elementary School

  • Whigham Elementary School serves 503 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Whigham Elementary School operates within the Grady County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 503 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 503 students
Whigham Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Whigham Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Whigham Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Whigham Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Whigham Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Whigham Elementary School Asian Students (2004-2012)
Hispanic
4%
14%
Whigham Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
21%
37%
Whigham Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
73%
42%
Whigham Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Whigham Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Whigham Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Whigham Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.43 0.41
Whigham Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
88%
57%
Whigham Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Whigham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Grady County School District's student population of 4,670 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,740 in this district is less than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,465 is less than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Grady County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 4,670 3,306
Grady County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $33 MM
Grady County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $33 MM
Grady County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,740 $10,007
Grady County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,465 $9,869
Grady County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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