Whispering Winds Charter School

12390 Nw Old Fannin Rd, Chiefland, FL 32626 | (352) 490-5799
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 130
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School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details
  • Levy County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,714
  • Graduation Rate: 60.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.3
  • Enrolled Students: 5,930

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 130
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 8.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 80 (61.5%)
  • Females: 42 (32.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 21 (16.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 80 (61.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 101 (77.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Whispering Winds Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black86.2%
Asian--
Hispanic53.8%
White10983.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Whispering Winds Charter School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten1713.1%
1st Grade1511.5%
2nd Grade3526.9%
3rd Grade2015.4%
4th Grade2015.4%
5th Grade2317.7%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
62.5%
District:
70.9%
State:
65.3%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Whispering Winds Charter School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on FCAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Flordia State School Grades (2010)
Florida School Grade: C
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Status: NO
Percent Criteria Met
School:
79.0%
District:
62.0%

FCAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201096.0%70.0%77.0%
200978.0%78.0%78.0%
200883.0%79.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201069.0%69.0%72.0%
200973.0%68.0%72.0%
200877.0%74.0%72.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201055.0%69.0%75.0%
200955.0%70.0%75.0%
200857.0%62.0%70.0%
 
Reading Test
201045.0%66.0%72.0%
200950.0%74.0%74.0%
200857.0%65.0%70.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201047.0%59.0%63.0%
200954.0%52.0%62.0%
200844.0%58.0%62.0%
 
Reading Test
201053.0%68.0%70.0%
200962.0%66.0%71.0%
200888.0%67.0%67.0%
 
Science Test
201042.0%51.0%50.0%
200933.0%44.0%46.0%
200838.0%45.0%44.0%
 
Source: FL Department of Education 2009-2010

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