Whiting Senior High School

  • Whiting Senior High School serves 91 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

Whiting Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Whiting Senior High School's student population of 91 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students91 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whiting Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whiting Senior High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1062 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
92%
77%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.39
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Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhiting Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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