Whitley Elementary School

  • Whitley Elementary School serves 330 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Whitley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Whitley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Whitley Elementary School's student population of 330 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Whitley Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank#1030 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
98%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Whitley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Whitley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Whitley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitley Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.040.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Whitley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whitley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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