Whitney PS

62 Post St., Whitney, ON K0J 2M0
  • Principal: Jessica Poff
  • Secretary: Erin Mask
  • Phone: (613) 637-2171
Collapse description Grade Structure and Family of Schools
  • Grade Structure: JK - 8
  • Program(s) Offered: English with Core French
  • Family of Schools: Madawaska

The grade range of this school, program(s) offered (at elementary schools), the family of schools that it belongs to (ie. the Intermediate/Secondary school into which it students transition.)

Collapse description Child Care Programs Offered
  • Before/After School: Not offered at this school
  • Full Time: Not offered at this school

Indication of type of child care programs and names of providers located at open and operating schools, as of September 2018.

Collapse description Staff Summary
  • Total FTE: 6.56
  • Teaching FTE: 2.00
  • Non-Teaching FTE: 4.6

FTE (Full Time Equivalent) indicates the total number of school staff, including those working partial hours, represented as full time status as of March 31, 2019. Non-Teaching staff refers to the sum of administrative, classroom/student support and other staff.

Collapse description Non-Teaching Staff Summary
  • Administrative FTE: 1
  • Classroom/Student Support FTE: 2.7
  • Other FTE: 0.86

Breakdown of non-teaching staff FTE into administrative (principal/vice principal), classroom/student support (ECE, ESP, SSC), and other (clerical, custodial). Where elementary and secondary are co-located or K-12 schools, "other staff" are normally captured with the secondary side, while most "classroom/student support" are capture on the elementary side. FTE is as of March 31, 2019 and can change throughout the year.

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Utilization - Oct. 31st 2018
(Utilization - Oct. 2017)
57% (53%)

Total enrolment as a % of permanent pupil spaces (OTG Capacity) in the school. The alternate value provided in brackets represents the previous year utilization figure.

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Cross Boundary Regular Program Inflow
(% of Enrolment)
0 (0%)

Number of pupils in the Regular program who attend the school, but live in another school's boundary (Updated fall 2018).

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Cross Boundary Regular Program Outflow
(% of Residents)
0 (0%)

Number of pupils in the Regular program who live in a school's boundary, but choose to attend another school (Updated fall 2018).

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Enrolment History - Actuals 28

Five year history of enrolments (total bodies) at the school on October 31st of each year. Enrolment numbers will vary over the course of the school year as students enter and depart the system. Hover over the data points in the graph to see the total school enrolment for that year.

Collapse description School Capacity - OTG 49

OTG means "On-the-Ground" capacity and represents the total permanent pupil places in the school as reported, as of October 2018, in the Ministry of Education's School Facilities Inventory System (SFIS).

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Indigenous Ancestry - Students
(Board Average)
28.6% (5.0%)

The percentage of the school's 2018 enrolment that have self-identified as being of Indigenous descent as per OnSIS.

Collapse description Portables On Site
  • Portables (or Portapak): 0

As reported in the Ministry of Education School Facilities Inventory System (SFIS), as of October 2018.

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Surplus Student Spaces 21

The extent to which the school's 2018 enrolment compares to its (OTG) Capacity. A negative value indicates a shortfall of permanent pupil spaces compared to total school capacity (excluding portables). A positive value indicates surplus pupil places compared to total school capacity.


Collapse description Room Details
  • Total Number of Rooms: 2
  • Classrooms: 1
  • Kindergarten Classrooms: 1

"Other Areas" includes resource rooms, specialized music rooms, gymnasia and other permanent specialized spaces identified in the School Facilities Inventory System (does not include portable classrooms).


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Birth Trend - 6 Year +100%

The change in the average number of births per year. Calculated by comparing the most recent 3 years vs. the 3 years before that.

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Population Pressure 0%

The difference between the group of children that will be eligible to enter the school over the next 3 years vs. the group aging out of the school (4 years is used in schools with small youth populations).

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(Board Average)
6.8% (11.3%)

The proportion of the community's population that move in the year prior to the Census. Source: Census 2016