Whaley Middle School

14401 South Gibson Ave, Compton, CA 90221 | (310) 898-6070
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 950
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4 out of 5 | 10 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 14401 South Gibson Ave., Compton, CA 90221
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 950
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 475 (50.0%)
  • Females: 475 (50.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 71 (7.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 676 (71.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 747 (78.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Whaley Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black949.9%
Asian40.4%
Hispanic84789.2%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Whaley Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade32934.6%
7th Grade34135.9%
8th Grade27829.3%
9th Grade20.2%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
5.9%
District:
13.5%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
23.5%
District:
23.0%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
17.6%
District:
1.4%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 4.4%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 86.7%
Number of Certificated Staff: 51.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 13.6
Average Age
School:
43.9
District:
44.8
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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10 reviews for Whaley Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 08, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • IF THEIR WAS A F- I WOULD GRADE IT AS SUCH.THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL I TOOK MY SON DAUGHTER AT 0715 SO THAT WE COULD FIGURE OUT WHAT ROOM HE WILL BE IN.TO MY SURPRISE THAT LIST WAS NOT READY UNTIL 08:15 AM AND EVEN THEN SO MANY PEOPLE WERE WAITING THAT THEY HAD TO CALL EACH PERSON ONE BY ONE TO TELL THEM WHERE THERE HOMEROOM WOULD BE I ENDED UP LEAVING THE SCHOOL UNTIL 10:00AM...NO ORGANIZATION!IT IS VERY SAD ...MY CHILD HAS TO GO TO SCHOOL WITH A HEAVY BACKPACK BECAUSE THE SCHOOL DOES NOT HAVE ANY LOCKERS OR EXTRA BOOKS TO KEEP ONE HOME AND ONE IN SCHOOL.MY SON HAS 5 BOOKS THAT HE HAS TO CARRY BACK AND FORTH.THIS SCHOOL AS FAR AS THE APPEARANCE IT'S DIRTY WITH SAND EVERYWHERE.IT IS VERY DISAPPOINTING.EDUCATION WISE I DON'T KNOW YET MY SON IS ON HIS 2ND MONTH..MY GOAL IS TO MOVE SOMEWHERE ELSE WHERE THESE TYPES OF THINGS DON'T HAPPEN..
  • Reviewed by Student on February 26, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • hey im a six grader now at whaley just because people say that whaley is a bad school that dont mean the kids at whaley are bad not ture and thre are god teacher ther that is welling to teach but the bubble heads wont let them so they need to stop and payattiention we may be the lost school in school in compont but we good
  • Reviewed by Student on October 05, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • whaley is the awesoemest most smartest school i know i love whaley lets go warriors
  • Reviewed by Student on February 02, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • need more free dress days like every friday
  • Reviewed by Student on November 26, 2008
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • THIS SCHOOL IS OK. IT NEEDS A LITTLE BIT OF AN UPGRADE. KIDS WANT TO HAVE FUN AND LOOK CUTE SO I ASK THE DISTRICT TO CHANGE THE RULES AROUND.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 18, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is a sorry school I attended this school 6-8 grade they gave over dated milk and there fields and rooms stink like ****** I hated that school so much it made me sick your basketball courts are all crappy you guys cant even afford new basketball courts or new tables they stink like if they are 100 years old I hope this comment makes you fix the school
  • Reviewed by Student on August 14, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hey.Whaley Middle School is a good school.We have some of the best teachers in the whole district. Trust me teachers here are tough.Right now im moving on to 8th grade so i should know.Anyways thanks for reading.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 03, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Wow...what can i say about WHALEY MIDDLE SCHOOL...i was former student their..CLASS OF 2005...O YEAH...well i live in Whittier now...i'M AN 11TH GRADER AND ATTENDING CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL...Whaley was the best..my 8th grade was awesome...i was Prom King and On Class Council and Birds Crew..the teacher are awesome...so yeah besides the whole gangster rap stuff people think about Compton...Its not even like that...
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 02, 2007
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • IF THEIR WAS A F- I WOULD GRADE IT AS SUCH.THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL I TOOK MY SON AT 0715 SO THAT WE COULD FIGURE OUT WHAT ROOM HE WILL BE IN.TO MY SURPRISE THAT LIST WAS NOT READY UNTIL 08:15 AM AND EVEN THEN SO MANY PEOPLE WERE WAITING THAT THEY HAD TO CALL EACH PERSON ONE BY ONE TO TELL THEM WHERE THERE HOMEROOM WOULD BE I ENDED UP LEAVING THE SCHOOL UNTIL 10:00AM...NO ORGANIZATION!IT IS VERY SAD ...MY CHILD HAS TO GO TO SCHOOL WITH A HEAVY BACKPACK BECAUSE THE SCHOOL DOES NOT HAVE ANY LOCKERS OR EXTRA BOOKS TO KEEP ONE HOME AND ONE IN SCHOOL.MY SON HAS 5 BOOKS THAT HE HAS TO CARRY BACK AND FORTH.THIS SCHOOL AS FAR AS THE APPEARANCE IT'S DIRTY WITH SAND EVERYWHERE.IT IS VERY DISAPPOINTING.EDUCATION WISE I DON'T KNOW YET MY SON IS ON HIS 2ND MONTH..MY GOAL IS TO MOVE SOMEWHERE ELSE WHERE THESE TYPES OF THINGS DON'T HAPPEN..
  • Reviewed by Student on May 14, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hey watz up people from Whaley... i was a student there before (but yes i moved to Wyoming,Michigan),i am a ninth grader now and yes i think it is a wonderful school i love it and i miss it and i also miss my teachers there well.. good luck to all..Juana

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