Whitman Elementary School

1829 N. Grand
Mesa, AZ 85201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Whitman Elementary School serves 662 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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Whitman Elementary School's student population of 662 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students662 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Whitman Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Whitman Elementary School is 0.57, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1169 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
38%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
15%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
63%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
13%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Whitman Elementary School is Evit - Kino Junior High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kino Junior High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gem Charter School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Gem Charter School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 29 students
    0.3 miles
    1704 N. Center Street
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    (480) 833-2622
    0.3 K-6 29
  • Mesa Kerr Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 580 students
    0.5 miles
    125 E. Mclellan Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    (480) 472-5100
    0.5 K-6 580
  • Mesa Edkey Inc. - Pathfinder Academy - Sequoia Lehi Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 104 students
    1.4 miles
    2345 N. Horne St.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 461-3200
    1.4 K-6 104
  • Mesa Eisenhower Center For Innovation Math: 31% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
    1.5 miles
    848 North Mesa Dr
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    (480) 472-5200
    1.5 PK-6 524
  • Mesa Evit - East Valley Academy Vocational School

    1.6 miles
    855 W. 8th Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    (480) 472-9351
    1.6 n/a n/a

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