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
9 577
10 496
11 477
12 521

Whitehaven High School is a public high school of the Memphis School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 2,071 students in grades 9th through 12th. Whitehaven High School is the 9th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 1,298th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,071
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 98.6

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Whitehaven High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,084
(52%)
16,215
(49%)
 Male 987
(48%)
16,864
(51%)

Whitehaven High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 2,045
(99%)
28,419
(86%)
 Hispanic 13
(1%)
1,990
(6%)
 Two or More 10
(0%)
192
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
413
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
2,014
(6%)

Whitehaven High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,472
(71%)
23,763
(72%)
 Not Eligible 456
(22%)
7,515
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 143
(7%)
1,801
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Whitehaven High School is ranked 1st out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitehaven High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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
2005 1781
2006 1815
2007 1911
2008 2137
2009 2102
2010 2150
2011 2077
2012 2071

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 19.5
2007 21.5
2008 22.5
2009 20.8
2010 20.7
2011 20.7
2012 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61987647389107
2006 0.61432506887052
2007 0.55677655677656
2008 0.50959288722508
2009 0.69267364414843
2010 0.73162790697674
2011 0.75589792970631
2012 0.77981651376147

Compare Whitehaven High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 78.0%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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