Whitehaven High School



Whitehaven High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitehaven 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
9 410
10 432
11 448
12 481

Whitehaven High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 1,771 students in grades 9th through 12th. Whitehaven High School is the 31st largest public high school in Tennessee and the 2,313th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,771
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.5

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Whitehaven High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 915
(52%)
18,257
(50%)
 Male 856
(48%)
18,112
(50%)

Whitehaven High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,742
(98%)
29,258
(80%)
 Two or More 16
(1%)
612
(2%)
 Hispanic 10
(1%)
3,276
(9%)
 White 3
(0%)
2,565
(7%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
618
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Whitehaven High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,444
(82%)
28,220
(78%)
 Not Eligible 327
(18%)
8,149
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Whitehaven High School is ranked 3rd out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitehaven High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Whitehaven High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 1919
2014 1852
2015 1771

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 19.6
2015 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.77696717040125
2014 0.58477321814255
2015 0.81535855448899

Compare Whitehaven High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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