Whitman Middle School



Whitman Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitman Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 480
8 506
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whitman Middle School is a public high school of the Fairfax County Public Schools located in Alexandria, VA. It has 986 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.7 to 1.

Total Students: 986
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 84.36

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Whitman Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 521
(53%)
41,516
(52%)
 Female 465
(47%)
38,428
(48%)

Whitman Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 359
(36%)
15,663
(20%)
 Black 289
(29%)
8,395
(11%)
 White 238
(24%)
36,422
(46%)
 Asian 53
(5%)
15,753
(20%)
 Two or More 41
(4%)
3,456
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
155
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
100
(0%)

Whitman Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 442
(45%)
61,999
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 414
(42%)
13,828
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 130
(13%)
4,117
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Whitman Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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.

Whitman Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 892
2006 848
2007 886
2008 920
2009 905
2010 991
2011 1028
2012 986

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 9.4
2007 16.1
2008 16.8
2009 17.9
2010 16.4
2011 13
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44058295964126
2006 0.44221698113208
2007 0.4706546275395
2008 0.46086956521739
2009 0.48508287292818
2010 0.51160443995964
2011 0.55058365758755
2012 0.55172413793103

Compare Whitman Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 55.2%
 

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