Wilson High School



Wilson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilson High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 607
10 425
11 393
12 366

Wilson High School is a public high school of the District of Columbia Public Schools located in Washington, DC. It has 1,791 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wilson High School is the 1st largest public high school in District of Columbia and the 2,229th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,791
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 120.75

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Wilson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 927
(52%)
6,175
(50%)
 Female 864
(48%)
6,167
(50%)

Wilson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 706
(39%)
8,811
(71%)
 White 492
(27%)
807
(7%)
 Hispanic 395
(22%)
2,304
(19%)
 Asian 111
(6%)
227
(2%)
 Two or More 80
(4%)
167
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
11
(0%)

Wilson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,315
(73%)
1,974
(16%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 427
(24%)
10,306
(84%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(3%)
62
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wilson High School is ranked 12th out of 42 ranked schools in District of Columbia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wilson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 79.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 1475
2006 1382
2007 1604
2008 1408
2009 1483
2010 1518
2011 1635
2012 1713
2013 1696
2014 1788
2015 1791

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 11.6
2007 10.8
2008 13.3
2009 13.2
2010 14.9
2011 15.3
2012 16.6
2013 14
2014 15.6
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31796610169492
2006 0.27785817655572
2007 0.36596009975062
2008 0.40482954545455
2009 0.4248145650708
2010 0.45586297760211
2011 0.36085626911315
2012 0.36135434909515
2013 0.99823113207547
2014 0.99832214765101
2015 0.26577331099944

Compare Wilson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,055.0% 10.5:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 79.9%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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