Whitney School (Closed 2012)

310 Elkhorn St
Whitney, NE 69367
Whitney School serves 16 students in grades Prekindergarten-8. 
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≥50% (which was lower than the Nebraska state average of 63%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≥50% (which was lower than the Nebraska state average of 72%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 was lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
16 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
(10-11)
≥50%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitney School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
(10-11)
≥50%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitney School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Whitney School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
21%
Black
n/a
7%
White
94%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Whitney School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitney School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
0.11
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Whitney School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whitney School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 63% NE state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 72% NE state average).
How many students attend Whitney School?
16 students attend Whitney School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Whitney School students are White, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whitney School?
Whitney School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Whitney School offer ?
Whitney School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Whitney School part of?
Whitney School is part of Chadron Public Schools School District.

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