Whitthorne Middle School

  • Whitthorne Middle School serves 1,042 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Whitthorne Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Whitthorne Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Whitthorne Middle School's student population of 1,042 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students1,042 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitthorne Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Whitthorne Middle School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#1448 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:1n/a
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
10%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
60%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.570.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaury County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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