Whitman Middle School

2500 Parkers Ln
Alexandria, VA 22306
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Bottom 50%
Serving 880 students in grades 7-8, Whitman Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 880 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Bottom 50% in VA
  • : 25% (Top 30%)
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Whitman Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Whitman Middle School's student population of 880 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
880 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

Whitman Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Whitman Middle School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VA)
#1493 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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(20-21)
25%
54%
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(20-21)
57%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
51%
18%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
18%
46%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Whitman Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whitman Middle School's ranking?
Whitman Middle School is ranked #1493 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Whitman Middle School often compared to?
Whitman Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sandburg Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Whitman Middle School?
880 students attend Whitman Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Whitman Middle School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Black, 18% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whitman Middle School?
Whitman Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Whitman Middle School offer ?
Whitman Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Whitman Middle School part of?
Whitman Middle School is part of Fairfax Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 880 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25% (Top 30%)
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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