Wharton High School



Wharton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wharton 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
9 809
10 571
11 580
12 461

Wharton High School is a public high school of the Hillsborough School District located in Tampa, FL. It has 2,421 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wharton High School is the 77th largest public high school in Florida and the 757th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,421
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 124
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 757th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 77th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 595th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 67th out of 947

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Wharton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,250
(52%)
32,910
(51%)
 Female 1,171
(48%)
31,930
(49%)

Wharton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 793
(33%)
23,862
(37%)
 Black 741
(31%)
14,051
(22%)
 Hispanic 637
(26%)
21,982
(34%)
 Two or More 125
(5%)
2,471
(4%)
 Asian 111
(5%)
2,122
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
242
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
110
(0%)

Wharton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,248
(52%)
34,567
(53%)
 Not Eligible 1,173
(48%)
30,273
(47%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wharton High School is ranked 106th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wharton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Wharton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2258
2006 2261
2007 2254
2008 2227
2009 2385
2010 2463
2011 2381
2012 2405
2013 2324
2014 2261
2015 2421

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 22.2
2007 17.3
2008 16
2009 18.1
2010 18.8
2011 18.5
2012 18.8
2013 18.3
2014 17.7
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34632418069088
2006 0.36134453781513
2007 0.36379769299024
2008 0.38437359676695
2009 0.4167714884696
2010 0.42306130734876
2011 0.40529189416212
2012 0.43284823284823
2013 0.46901893287435
2014 0.5046439628483
2015 0.51548946716233

Compare Wharton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.5%
 
State Average 52.9%
 

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