Whitmore Lake High School

  • Whitmore Lake High School serves 370 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Whitmore Lake High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Whitmore Lake High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Whitmore Lake High School's student population of 370 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitmore Lake High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitmore Lake High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1272 out of 3167 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitmore Lake High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitmore Lake High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
92%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitmore Lake High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.150.52
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Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Whitmore Lake High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whitmore Lake High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitmore Lake Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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