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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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
574
Classroom Teachers
35

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

10

(10 is best)

Better than 96.9% 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

80 60 40 20 0
75%
45%
77%
45%
72%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

80 60 40 20 0
70%
42%
72%
44%
67%
40%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
75%
42%
72%
41%
77%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
16
14
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 4 0.7%
Kindergarten 87 15.2%
Grade 1 100 17.4%
Grade 2 105 18.3%
Grade 3 107 18.6%
Grade 4 76 13.2%
Grade 5 95 16.6%
Total 574 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.7% 37.1% 48.2%
Black 18.0% 30.4% 26.3%
Hispanic 6.2% 29.3% 20.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.2% 2.9% 3.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 17.8% 57.4% 51.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.0% 56.0% 48.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 1.4% 2.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 378,499 10,551,162
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 917.3 214
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.3% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.7% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.1% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 15.9% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 148,890 4,074,758
Single Parent Households With Children 11.5% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.0% 88.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 33.9% 32.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.4% 11.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.6% 13.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.4% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.6% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.4% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 12.4% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,609 $361,558,563 63.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $634 $34,684,238 6.0%
Staff $322 $17,615,654 3.1%
General Administration $54 $2,954,178 0.5%
School Administration $545 $29,815,315 5.2%
Operation $720 $39,389,040 6.9%
Transportation $346 $18,928,622 3.3%
Other $198 $10,831,986 1.9%
Total Support $2,818 $154,164,326 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,052 $57,551,764 10.0%
Total Expenditures $10,479 $573,274,653 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,279 $9,512,551,796 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $564 $854,397,531 5.0%
Staff $329 $498,205,494 2.9%
General Administration $163 $247,686,005 1.5%
School Administration $616 $932,587,439 5.5%
Operation $825 $1,249,784,873 7.4%
Transportation $419 $635,198,520 3.7%
Other $312 $472,868,113 2.8%
Total Support $3,228 $4,890,431,846 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,705 $2,582,312,208 15.2%
Total Expenditures $11,212 $16,985,065,695 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%