Walt Whitman High School



Walt Whitman High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walt Whitman 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
9 487
10 458
11 493
12 471

Walt Whitman High School is a public high school of the Montgomery County Public Schools located in Bethesda, MD. It has 1,909 students in grades 9th through 12th. Walt Whitman High School is the 27th largest public high school in Maryland and the 1,727th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,909
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 115.4

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Walt Whitman High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 986
(52%)
23,276
(51%)
 Female 923
(48%)
22,053
(49%)

Walt Whitman High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,338
(70%)
15,691
(35%)
 Asian 235
(12%)
6,532
(14%)
 Hispanic 168
(9%)
11,094
(24%)
 Two or More 98
(5%)
1,799
(4%)
 Black 68
(4%)
10,122
(22%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
72
(0%)

Walt Whitman High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,853
(97%)
33,407
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 45
(2%)
9,409
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(1%)
2,513
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Walt Whitman High School is ranked 235th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walt Whitman High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 36.0%. 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.

Walt Whitman High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1869
2006 1886
2007 1866
2008 1844
2009 1941
2010 1951
2011 1928
2012 1909

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 16.9
2007 16.9
2008 16.8
2009 17.9
2010 17.1
2011 16.9
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.015516318887105
2006 0.015376458112407
2007 0.018756698821008
2008 0.02060737527115
2009 0.02730551262236
2010 0.019477191184008
2011 0.024896265560166
2012 0.029334730225249

Compare Walt Whitman High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.9%
 
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Walt Whitman High School
Bethesda, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,909 16.5:1  
Holton-Arms School
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Private 03 - 12 644 8:1 2 miles
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Private 01 - 12 205 7:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 12 661 8:1 3 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,835 18.1:1 3 miles
The Potomac School
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Private KG - 12 1,007 7:1 4 miles
Connelly School of the Holy Child
Potomac, MD
Private 06 - 12 305 9:1 4 miles
The Heights School
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Private 03 - 12 465 8:1 4 miles
Georgetown Preparatory School
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Private 09 - 12 487 10:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 12 566 9:1 4 miles
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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