PROFICIENCY 27% 29% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%San Diego Unified
80%San Diego

Whitman Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "San Diego Unified" in San Diego, CA. There are a total of 265 students and 15 teachers at Whitman Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 154 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Whitman Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 29% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch154
Reduced lunch40


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Whitman Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

5<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

5<= 20%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Whitman Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 20.7% 19.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.8% 9.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.1% 12.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 57.1% 51.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.3% 5.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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San Diego demographics profile

StatisticSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,23323291
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Diego

IndexSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Whitman Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.