Herald Whitaker Middle School



Herald Whitaker Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Herald Whitaker Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 178
8 167
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Herald Whitaker Middle School is a public high school of the Magoffin County School District located in Salyersville, KY. It has 345 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 345
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 23

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Herald Whitaker Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 175
(51%)
485
(50%)
 Female 170
(49%)
476
(50%)

Herald Whitaker Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 338
(98%)
953
(99%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Herald Whitaker Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 255
(74%)
713
(74%)
 Not Eligible 71
(21%)
205
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(6%)
43
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Herald Whitaker Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 50.2%. 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.

Herald Whitaker Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 388
2006 346
2007 327
2008 322
2009 335
2010 329
2011 348
2012 345

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.7
2007 15.7
2008 14.1
2009 18.6
2010 13.2
2011 13.9
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83505154639175
2006 0.79479768786127
2007 0.85015290519878
2008 0.84782608695652
2009 0.83582089552239
2010 0.91185410334347
2011 0.8132183908046
2012 0.79420289855072

Compare Herald Whitaker Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,505.6% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 50.2%
 
This School 79.4%
 

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