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 16:1.
  • 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 Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 437 students
Whitney High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Whitney High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Whitney High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Whitney High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
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/a n/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 Groups Whitney High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.
0.35 0.41
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 decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,828 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,296 is higher than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has grown by 109% over four years.
School District Name Whitney Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 1,532 825
Whitney Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 83%
Whitney Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $10 MM
Whitney Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $30 MM $10 MM
Whitney Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,828 $12,126
Whitney Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,296 $11,704
Whitney Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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