Whitman Elementary School

  • Whitman Elementary School serves 341 students in grades PK-7.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
  • Whitman Elementary School operates within the Milwaukee School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 341 students has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-7
Total Students341 students
Whitman Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Whitman Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Whitman Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by GradeWhitman Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/an/a
Whitman Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Whitman Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
4%
4%
Whitman Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
34%
11%
Whitman Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
21%
10%
Whitman Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
39%
71%
Whitman Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Whitman Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsWhitman Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.690.48
Whitman Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
36%
Whitman Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Whitman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Milwaukee School District's student population of 78,342 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,193 is higher than the state average of $13,583. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,087 is higher than the state average of $13,316. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
159
3
Number of Students Managed78,342850
Milwaukee School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,269 MM$12 MM
Milwaukee School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,261 MM$12 MM
Milwaukee School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$16,193$13,583
Milwaukee School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$16,087$13,316
Milwaukee School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  6/23/2017
Whitman has received "School of Recognition" honors for the 5th year in a row from the Wisconsin Dept. of Instruction. It is a great school with high expectations for success!
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