Whitman Elementary School

4050 Appleton St.
San Diego, CA 92117
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 98 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Whitman Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 98 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Whitman Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Whitman Elementary School's student population of 98 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
98 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Whitman Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Whitman Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#5932 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-39%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
21-39%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
67%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Whitman Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
12%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Whitman Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Whitman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whitman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whitman Elementary School's ranking?
Whitman Elementary School is ranked #5932 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Whitman Elementary School often compared to?
Whitman Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Alcott Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Whitman Elementary School?
98 students attend Whitman Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Whitman Elementary School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 10% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whitman Elementary School?
Whitman Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Whitman Elementary School offer ?
Whitman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Whitman Elementary School part of?
Whitman Elementary School is part of San Diego Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Whitman Elementary School located?
Whitman Elementary School is located in the Clairemont neighborhood of San Diego, CA. There are 26 other public schools located in Clairemont.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 98 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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