Whiton Elementary School

  • Whiton Elementary School serves 648 students in grades PK-3.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Whiton Elementary School operates within the Branchburg Township School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 648 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-3
Total Students 648 students
Whiton Elementary School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Whiton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Whiton Elementary School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by Grade Whiton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Whiton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Asian
12%
10%
Whiton Elementary School Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
6%
25%
Whiton Elementary School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
2%
16%
Whiton Elementary School Black Students (2000-2015)
White
76%
48%
Whiton Elementary School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Whiton Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
1%
Whiton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Whiton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ 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.
0.41 0.42
Whiton Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
4%
31%
Whiton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
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.
1%
5%
Whiton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Branchburg Township School District's student population of 1,564 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $27,931 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $27,303 is higher than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Branchburg Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,564 954
Branchburg Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $46 MM $20 MM
Branchburg Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $45 MM $20 MM
Branchburg Township School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $27,931 $21,422
Branchburg Township School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $27,303 $21,053
Branchburg Township School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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