Whitthorne Middle School

  • Whitthorne Middle School serves 948 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • Whitthorne Middle School operates within the Maury County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 948 students has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 948 students
Whitthorne Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Whitthorne Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Whitthorne Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Whitthorne Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Whitthorne Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Whitthorne Middle School Asian Students (1996-2015)
Hispanic
14%
8%
Whitthorne Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
23%
22%
Whitthorne Middle School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
62%
65%
Whitthorne Middle School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Whitthorne Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Whitthorne Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.55 0.27
Whitthorne Middle 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.
n/a n/a
Whitthorne Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Whitthorne Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

  • Maury County School District's student population of 12,259 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,174 in this district is less than the state average of $8,756. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,071 is less than the state average of $8,531. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Maury County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
8
Number of Students Managed 12,259 3,513
Maury County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $98 MM $31 MM
Maury County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $97 MM $30 MM
Maury County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,174 $8,756
Maury County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,071 $8,531
Maury County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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