Whiting High School



Whiting High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whiting High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 122
10 96
11 99
12 97

Whiting High School is a public high school of the School City of Whiting School District located in Whiting, IN. It has 414 students in grades 9th through 12th. Whiting High School is the 292nd largest public high school in Indiana and the 12,304th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.2 to 1.

Total Students: 414
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,304th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 292nd out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 240th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 329th out of 424

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Whiting High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 224
(54%)
224
(54%)
 Female 190
(46%)
190
(46%)

Whiting High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 249
(60%)
249
(60%)
 White 140
(34%)
140
(34%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
16
(4%)
 Black 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Whiting High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 190
(46%)
190
(46%)
 Not Eligible 178
(43%)
178
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(11%)
46
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Whiting High School is ranked 206th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whiting High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.0%) is higher than the state average of 44.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Whiting High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 254
2006 245
2007 257
2008 290
2009 335
2010 381
2011 393
2012 408
2013 403
2014 411
2015 414

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 N/A
2007 16.2
2008 16.7
2009 16.2
2010 17.6
2011 16.4
2012 17
2013 17.5
2014 17.9
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35826771653543
2006 0.43265306122449
2007 0.47859922178988
2008 0.46896551724138
2009 0.54328358208955
2010 0.59055118110236
2011 0.58269720101781
2012 0.5906862745098
2013 0.59305210918114
2014 0.5985401459854
2015 0.57004830917874

Compare Whiting High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 57.0%
 

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