Whitaker Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2600 Buena Vista Road
Winston Salem, NC 27104
Phone
(336) 703-6740
District
WINSTON SALEM / FORSYTH COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
FORSYTH COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
564
Classroom Teachers
33

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.2% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Whitaker Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 48
Proficiency in Reading 78 44
Proficiency in Math 79 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 48
Proficiency in Reading 74 45
Proficiency in Math 87 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 47
Proficiency in Reading 73 41
Proficiency in Math 86 53

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.16
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.65
AVG FOR STATE 15.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 3 0.5%
Kindergarten 78 13.8%
Grade 1 108 19.1%
Grade 2 98 17.4%
Grade 3 103 18.3%
Grade 4 94 16.7%
Grade 5 80 14.2%
Total 564 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.2% 40.5% 51.0%
Black 14.5% 29.7% 26.6%
Hispanic 4.4% 26.7% 17.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 2.7% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3% 1.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 19.5% 60.2% 57.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.3% 56.8% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 3.4% 4.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 368,362 10,273,419
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 892.7 208
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.4% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.0% 33.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 14.8% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 145,102 3,874,346
Single Parent Households With Children 11.8% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.5% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 33.8% 29.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.5% 8.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.2% 11.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.6% 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.3% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.0% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.2% 16.6%
$15,000 or less 14.1% 13.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,892 $323,965,728 62.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $464 $25,512,576 4.9%
Staff $303 $16,660,152 3.2%
General Administration $49 $2,694,216 0.5%
School Administration $570 $31,340,880 6.1%
Operation $670 $36,839,280 7.1%
Transportation $307 $16,880,088 3.3%
Other $207 $11,381,688 2.2%
Total Support $2,570 $141,308,880 27.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $940 $51,684,960 10.0%
Total Expenditures $9,402 $516,959,568 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,442 $8,441,203,249 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $425 $659,132,007 4.4%
Staff $311 $482,027,256 3.2%
General Administration $131 $203,931,060 1.4%
School Administration $561 $870,279,909 5.8%
Operation $712 $1,104,958,182 7.4%
Transportation $359 $556,694,959 3.7%
Other $285 $442,267,846 3.0%
Total Support $2,785 $4,319,313,970 29.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,383 $2,144,679,288 14.4%
Total Expenditures $9,609 $14,905,154,259 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%