Walt Whitman High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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
7100 Whittier Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone
(240) 740-4800
District
MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2039
Classroom Teachers
114

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Maryland

10

(10 is best)

Better than 97.6% of MD schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Walt Whitman High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
89%
51%
91%
58%
86%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
18
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 493 24.2%
Grade 10 525 25.7%
Grade 11 512 25.1%
Grade 12 509 25.0%
Total 2039 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 71.4% 28.3% 37.8%
Black 4.2% 22.5% 34.5%
Hispanic 9.4% 34.1% 20.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 14.8% 14.9% 7.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 2.3% 33.4% 42.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.0% 26.3% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.2% 7.1% 6.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,043,530 6,045,680
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,058.1 616
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.3% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.2% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.3% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.2% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 15.0% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 370,950 2,205,204
Single Parent Households With Children 8.7% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.0% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 58.9% 40.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 35.3% 23.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.7% 19.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 13.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.6% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.8% 12.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.2% 8.9%
$15,000 or less 5.3% 7.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,396 $1,679,393,000 57.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $662 $106,880,000 3.6%
Staff $986 $159,302,000 5.4%
General Administration $124 $20,009,000 0.7%
School Administration $1,080 $174,533,000 5.9%
Operation $1,283 $207,241,000 7.0%
Transportation $802 $129,555,000 4.4%
Other $320 $51,709,000 1.8%
Total Support $5,257 $849,229,000 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,580 $416,792,000 14.2%
Total Expenditures $18,233 $2,945,414,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,114 $8,288,403,000 54.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $680 $618,212,000 4.1%
Staff $734 $667,118,000 4.4%
General Administration $105 $95,310,000 0.6%
School Administration $970 $882,461,000 5.8%
Operation $1,309 $1,190,834,000 7.8%
Transportation $774 $704,008,000 4.6%
Other $393 $356,966,000 2.3%
Total Support $4,964 $4,514,909,000 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,635 $2,396,338,000 15.8%
Total Expenditures $16,713 $15,199,650,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%