Whigham Elementary School

211 W Broad Ave
Whigham, GA 39897
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Whigham Elementary School serves 498 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Whigham Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is equal to the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Whigham Elementary School's student population of 498 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students498 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Whigham Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Whigham Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Whigham Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1118 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
17%
37%
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White
74%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whigham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrady County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Whigham Elementary School is Cairo High School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Washington Middle School (6.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cairo Washington Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 667 students
    6.1 miles
    1277 Booker Hill Blvd Sw
    Cairo, GA 39828
    (229) 377-2106
    6.1 6-8 667
  • Cairo Northside Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
    7.1 miles
    985 1st St Nw
    Cairo, GA 39828
    (229) 377-2422
    7.1 PK-5 414
  • Cairo Southside Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 645 students
    7.4 miles
    491 3rd St Se
    Cairo, GA 39828
    (229) 377-3723
    7.4 PK-5 645
  • Cairo Cairo High School Charter School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,226 student
    7.6 miles
    455 5th St Se
    Cairo, GA 39828
    (229) 377-2222
    7.6 9-12 1,226
  • Cairo Eastside Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 678 students
    8.5 miles
    1201 20th St Ne
    Cairo, GA 39828
    (229) 377-8441
    8.5 PK-5 678

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