Whitney High School

  • Whitney High School serves 437 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Whitney High School operates within the Whitney Independent School District.
  • Whitney Independent School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students437 students
Whitney High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Whitney High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Whitney High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWhitney High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Whitney High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Whitney High School Asian Students (1989-2010)
Hispanic
16%
52%
Whitney High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
13%
Whitney High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
79%
29%
Whitney High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Whitney High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Whitney High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWhitney High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.350.63
Whitney 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.
46%
52%
Whitney 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%
6%
Whitney High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Whitney Independent School District's student population of 1,532 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,104 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,993 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWhitney Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed1,532825
Whitney Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate81%83%
Whitney Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$17 MM$9 MM
Whitney Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$17 MM$10 MM
Whitney Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,104$12,250
Whitney Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,993$12,682
Whitney Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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    0.5 miles
    P O Box 518
    WhitneyTX 76692
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    Grades: 6-8 | 340 students
    0.8 miles
    P O Box 518
    WhitneyTX 76692
    (254)694-3446
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    Grades: PK-2 | 407 students
    1.6 miles
    P O Box 518
    WhitneyTX 76692
    (254)694-3456
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    1.6 miles
    P O Box 518
    WhitneyTX 76692
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