Walt Whitman High School



Walt Whitman High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walt Whitman 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
9 485
10 496
11 451
12 439
UG 28

Walt Whitman High School is a public high school of the South Huntington Union Free School District located in Huntington Station, NY. It has 1,899 students in grades 9th through 12th. Walt Whitman High School is the 66th largest public high school in New York and the 1,891st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,899
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 129.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,891st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 66th out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 910th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 62nd out of 1,411

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Walt Whitman High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 986
(52%)
1,507
(53%)
 Female 913
(48%)
1,342
(47%)

Walt Whitman High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 907
(48%)
1,397
(49%)
 Hispanic 664
(35%)
963
(34%)
 Black 182
(10%)
257
(9%)
 Asian 117
(6%)
183
(6%)
 Two or More 27
(1%)
46
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Walt Whitman High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,086
(57%)
1,656
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 756
(40%)
1,113
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(3%)
80
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Walt Whitman High School is ranked 88th out of 1,339 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walt Whitman High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Walt Whitman High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1847
2006 1863
2007 1839
2008 1831
2009 1863
2010 1823
2011 1781
2012 1798
2013 1836
2014 1917
2015 1899

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 12.4
2007 12.3
2008 12.5
2009 13.6
2010 12.6
2011 14.9
2012 15.3
2013 15.7
2014 15.2
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24796968056308
2006 0.25174449812131
2007 0.29907558455682
2008 0.27089022392135
2009 0.31561996779388
2010 0.35216675809106
2011 0.37394722066255
2012 0.40934371523915
2013 0.35511982570806
2014 0.38810641627543
2015 0.42812006319115

Compare Walt Whitman High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,899 14.7:1  
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