Whitman Elementary School

  • Whitman Elementary School serves 193 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Whitman Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California 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 lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Whitman Elementary School's student population of 193 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students193 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitman Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitman Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#7489 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
11%
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Hispanic
60%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
19%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Whitman Elementary School is John Muir (1.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Field Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego Field Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 294 students
    0.3 miles
    4375 Bannock Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92117
    (858) 800-5900
    0.3 K-6 294
  • San Diego Hawthorne Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 236 students
    0.9 miles
    4750 Lehrer Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92117
    (858) 273-3341
    0.9 K-6 236
  • San Diego Alcott Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 195 students
    1.0 miles
    4680 Hidalgo Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92117
    (858) 273-3415
    1.0 K-5 195
  • San Diego John Muir Magnet School
    Grades: K-12 | 235 students
    1.0 miles
    4431 Mt. Herbert Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92117
    (858) 268-1954
    1.0 K-12 235
  • San Diego Spreckels Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 656 students
    1.1 miles
    6033 Stadium St.
    San Diego, CA 92122
    (858) 453-5377
    1.1 K-5 656

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