Whiting Senior High School

606 West St
Whiting, IA 51063
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 89 students in grades 7-12, Whiting Senior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 89 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Whiting Senior High School's student population of 89 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
89 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Whiting Senior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Whiting Senior High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#971 out of 1233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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40-44%
64%
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65-69%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
12%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
83%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.30
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≥50%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whiting Senior High School's ranking?
Whiting Senior High School is ranked #971 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Whiting Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Whiting Senior High School is 50%, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 90%.
How many students attend Whiting Senior High School?
89 students attend Whiting Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Whiting Senior High School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whiting Senior High School?
Whiting Senior High School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Whiting Senior High School offer ?
Whiting Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Whiting Senior High School part of?
Whiting Senior High School is part of Whiting Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 89 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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