Whitmer High School

  • Whitmer High School serves 2,132 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Whitmer High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 30%.

School Overview

  • Whitmer High School's student population of 2,132 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 129 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students2,132 students
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Total Classroom Teachers129 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitmer High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,255 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitmer High School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#2114 out of 3255 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitmer High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
6%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
73%
70%
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitmer High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.450.48
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Graduation Rate
87%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
21%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whitmer High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Local School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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