Whitman Middle School

  • Whitman Middle School serves 709 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Whitman Middle School's student population of 709 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students709 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitman Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitman Middle School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1089 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitman Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitman Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
19%
9%
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White
61%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Whitman Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitman Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.580.28
This chart display the diversity score of Whitman Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Whitman Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whitman Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWauwatosa School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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