Wilson High School



Wilson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilson High School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 74
1 60
2 71
3 82
4 87
5 97
6 92
7 94
8 107
9 124
10 107
11 107
12 110

Wilson High School is a public high school of the Lauderdale County School District located in Florence, AL. It has 1,252 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Wilson High School is the 44th largest public high school in Alabama and the 4,520th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,252
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,520th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 44th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 206th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 42nd out of 381

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Wilson High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 659
(53%)
3,655
(52%)
 Female 593
(47%)
3,364
(48%)

Wilson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,217
(97%)
6,651
(95%)
 Hispanic 18
(1%)
107
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
160
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
57
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Wilson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 629
(50%)
2,843
(41%)
 Not Eligible 552
(44%)
3,793
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(6%)
383
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wilson High School is ranked 17th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wilson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Wilson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1405
2006 1345
2007 1340
2008 1391
2009 1296
2010 1268
2011 1282
2012 1301
2013 1279
2014 1280
2015 1252

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 16.6
2007 17.7
2008 17.5
2009 17.6
2010 15.6
2011 20.3
2012 15.8
2013 16.9
2014 19.3
2015 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42491103202847
2006 0.44089219330855
2007 0.49402985074627
2008 0.509705248023
2009 0.54552469135802
2010 0.56388012618297
2011 0.56864274570983
2012 0.59031514219831
2013 0.58170445660672
2014 0.56953125
2015 0.5591054313099

Compare Wilson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 55.9%
 

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Wilson High School
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Public KG - 12 1,252 17.8:1  
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