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About This School

Whitmire Community School (Elementary) is a public elementary school in Whitmire. 234 children attend Whitmire Community School (Elementary) and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 71% of the 234 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Whitmire Community School (Elementary) is 10:1. New Berry Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Softball
    • Tennis
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 73% 47%
Multiracial 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 21% 42%
Hispanic 2% 11%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.2%
Asian 0.4% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 71% 63%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Whitmire Community School as it is now known is one of the best learning environments I've had the pleasure of experiencing. It offers its' students an environment condusive to learning. The faculty and student body ae pleasant . The students have access to the educators as most are members of the community. The students are provided with one on one instruction which is rare in most educational institutions today. We are blessed to have such a caring administration and community.

  • (6 years ago)

    I use to go to this school but left not even a year ago. I had great friends and a great school. I know it is not in a huge city or extremely high tech but it deserves a 9 if not a 10! It is a small town school that could pass for a big city school. But i guess u have to live in a small town to see it's true potential. Brittany M

  • (6 years ago)

    I am very disappointed to see that WCS only has a rating of a 3! Our school is an awesome school and our kids are getting a great education. You will never find teachers who care more for the kids then the teachers at WCS. The score of 3 is gives the impression that the school isn t as good as others and this simply isn t true. If you are considering our school we want to welcome you and hope you will come and visit before taking just the score into account.

  • (6 years ago)

    Whitmire Community School may be a small school but you find excellent teachers who care about their students encourage them to achieve in the academics and will not hesitate to contact you when there is a problem. It was wonderful to hear a teacher say to me during a parent-teacher conference 'oh yes I know where you live; you live across the street from my father. If I have a concern regarding your daughter I will just step across the street!' You will also find that the community and school heavily support sports....football baseball basketball volleyball tennis.....we may be a small town but we have a big heart!

  • (9 years ago)

    We moved to this area because of the school. It is in a very small town but our children receive an excellent education and more than that they make life-long friends. The teachers and administration at this school are always on top of things! They not only teach our children they love them!! GREAT SCHOOL!

  • (11 years ago)

    Whitmire Elementary is a wonderful environment for children to learn in. It is safe and children feel loved and comfortable.

  • (11 years ago)

    This is a great school. I could not be happier with the education that my children are getting at Whitmire Elem. I look forward to my childrens continued education at Whitmire.

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