Whitman Elementary School serves 622 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Whitman Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 622 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 91%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 20% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 22% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Whitman Elementary School's student population of 622 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Whitman Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Whitman Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1162 out of 1854 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Whitman Elementary School's ranking?
Whitman Elementary School is ranked #1162 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Whitman Elementary School?
622 students attend Whitman Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Whitman Elementary School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are American Indian, 9% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hawaiian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whitman Elementary School?
Whitman Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Whitman Elementary School offer ?
Whitman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Whitman Elementary School part of?
Whitman Elementary School is part of Mesa Unified District (4235) School District.
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