Whitehaven High School

  • Whitehaven High School serves 1,696 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Whitehaven High School's student population of 1,696 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,696 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Whitehaven High School
Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Whitehaven High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Whitehaven High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitehaven High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#528 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitehaven High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitehaven High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Whitehaven High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
98%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Whitehaven High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitehaven High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.040.55
This chart display the diversity score of Whitehaven High School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Whitehaven High School and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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WHS is an excellent school with great teachers and the best principal. I love my school !!!
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Whitehaven High School is a very unigue learning environment. We have excellent teachers that recognize the potential in students, and an administration that truely cares about the well being of their students. With an award winning business and fine arts program, students are afforded many oppotunities to excel.
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