Whitney Elementary School

  • Whitney Elementary School serves 553 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • Whitney Elementary School operates within the Clark County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 553 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students553 students
Whitney Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Whitney Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Whitney Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWhitney Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:121:1
Whitney Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Whitney Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Whitney Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
55%
41%
Whitney Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
20%
10%
Whitney Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
17%
35%
Whitney Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
1%
Whitney Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2011-2015)
Two or more races
3%
6%
Whitney Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWhitney Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.630.70
Whitney Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
78%
45%
Whitney Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Whitney Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Clark County School District's student population of 322,624 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,590 in this district is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,638 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameClark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
365
9
Number of Students Managed322,6243,473
Clark County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$3,038 MM$40 MM
Clark County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$3,053 MM$38 MM
Clark County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,590$11,600
Clark County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,638$11,281
Clark County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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