Whitethorn Elementary School

  • Whitethorn Elementary School serves 157 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Whitethorn Elementary School's student population of 157 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students157 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Whitethorn Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitethorn Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitethorn Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
48%
4%
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White
42%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Whitethorn Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.19
This chart display the diversity score of Whitethorn Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Whitethorn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whitethorn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMercer County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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