Whitney (gretchen) High School

  • Whitney (gretchen) High School serves 1,019 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Whitney (gretchen) High School operates within the Abc Unified School District.
  • Abc Unified School District's 94% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1019 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008, 2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,019 students
Whitney (gretchen) High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Whitney (gretchen) High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Whitney (gretchen) High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWhitney (gretchen) High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Whitney (gretchen) High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
81%
11%
Whitney (gretchen) High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
12%
54%
Whitney (gretchen) High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
6%
Whitney (gretchen) High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
4%
24%
Whitney (gretchen) High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Whitney (gretchen) High School Hawaiian Students (2011-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Whitney (gretchen) High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWhitney (gretchen) High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA 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.
0.330.41
Whitney (gretchen) High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
11%
50%
Whitney (gretchen) High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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%
9%
Whitney (gretchen) High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Abc Unified School District's student population of 20,968 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,930 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,013 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameAbc Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed20,9681,597
Abc Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate94%83%
Abc Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$186 MM$18 MM
Abc Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$188 MM$18 MM
Abc Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,930$10,966
Abc Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,013$11,255
Abc Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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