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Whitethorn Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (707) 986-7420

16851 Briceland-thorn Rd.

Whitethorn, California


About Whitethorn Elementary
Kindergarten - 6th Grade

Whitethorn Elementary is located in the Southern Humboldt Joint Unified district of the state of California. It is one of 8 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 6th Grade and has an enrolment of 78 students - compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively small school.

The number of teachers at Whitethorn Elementary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $74,454, which is lower than the California state average of $77,759.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Whitethorn Elementary 78$9,63820$74,4540.29
Whale Gulch High (3.27 miles) 9$32,8834$57,2550.20
Whale Gulch Elementary (3.27 miles) 40$8,53213$46,9480.31
Redway Elementary (9.11 miles) 278$10,53923$79,2620.37
Southern Humboldt Community (9.16 miles) 16$19,80216$59,6850.32
Leggett Valley Elementary (15.83 miles) 53$5,25618$33,5150.24

Whitethorn Elementary

Number of pupils78
Funding per pupil$9,638
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$74,454
Diversity index0.29

Whale Gulch High (3.27 miles)

Number of pupils9
Funding per pupil$32,883
Pupils per teacher4
Average teacher salary$57,255
Diversity index0.20

Whale Gulch Elementary (3.27 miles)

Number of pupils40
Funding per pupil$8,532
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$46,948
Diversity index0.31

Redway Elementary (9.11 miles)

Number of pupils278
Funding per pupil$10,539
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$79,262
Diversity index0.37

Southern Humboldt Community (9.16 miles)

Number of pupils16
Funding per pupil$19,802
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$59,685
Diversity index0.32

Leggett Valley Elementary (15.83 miles)

Number of pupils53
Funding per pupil$5,256
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$33,515
Diversity index0.24
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
9060thlargest school
9167thhighest number of FTE teachers
2297thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
5520thhighest average teaching salary
7416thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
7144thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
7655thhighest diversity index
3345thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 6th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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