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Whiteman A.F.B. Elementary School

Public | PK-5

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Posted October 5, 2009

Great school for parents who want to be involved with their kids. I have lunch often with my son and help out with all the book fairs and other family night fairs. Teachers are friendly and down to earth. Will miss the small town atmosphere when we leave here. It's what you make of it anywhere though. 7 out of 10 sounds about right.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 8, 2009

We have moved to Holloman AFB, NM and now I appreciate Whiteman Elementary! The teachers are better and care more. Mrs. Mackey wasn't awesome but a much better principal then what we have here. There is a dedicated art and music teacher for the school which you don't find often in New Mexico! Be happy for what you have because you could be somewhere withour all the benefits/classes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2008

This school does not perform well. My daughter came from a very large elementary school to this one and has become behind in Math. From going from one year to the next the teachers did no review her records to see she needed help. She also has a problem being bullied in school and the school does not seem to care. The school allows the students to bring snacks to school. The have been enforcing a rule that snacks had to be healthy. Yet they award student performance with candy. This last week my son's class was going on a field trip. They were going to walk there. My son had been just taken off crutches for a bad sprain but did not question the .5 mile walk. The school has been know to take students on field trips to the school in town without parental permission.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 49% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
41%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
30%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 54% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
58%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 53% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
50%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students61%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White62%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White65%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students76%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students78%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White77%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 77% 74%
Hispanic 10% 5%
Black 9% 17%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Gifted / high performing
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Heidi Mackey
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (660) 563-3443

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Gifted / high performing

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Remediation
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Playground
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120 Houx Dr
Whiteman Afb, MO 65305
Phone: (660) 563-3028

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