Walter Johnson High School



Walter Johnson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter Johnson 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
9 622
10 556
11 553
12 558

Walter Johnson High School is a public high school of the Montgomery County Public Schools located in Bethesda, MD. It has 2,289 students in grades 9th through 12th. Walter Johnson High School is the 6th largest public high school in Maryland and the 943rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,289
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 125.45

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Walter Johnson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,183
(52%)
23,774
(51%)
 Female 1,106
(48%)
22,506
(49%)

Walter Johnson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,279
(56%)
14,796
(32%)
 Hispanic 393
(17%)
12,578
(27%)
 Asian 253
(11%)
6,634
(14%)
 Black 222
(10%)
10,228
(22%)
 Two or More 133
(6%)
1,963
(4%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
69
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
12
(0%)

Walter Johnson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,127
(93%)
33,572
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 123
(5%)
10,504
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(2%)
2,204
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Walter Johnson High School is ranked 185th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walter Johnson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 38.5%. 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.

Walter Johnson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1983
2006 1959
2007 1960
2008 2003
2009 2060
2010 2150
2011 2237
2012 2244
2013 2237
2014 2262
2015 2289

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.6
2007 16.1
2008 16.4
2009 17
2010 17
2011 18
2012 17.1
2013 17.2
2014 17.3
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.055975794251135
2006 0.055130168453292
2007 0.063775510204082
2008 0.057913130304543
2009 0.080097087378641
2010 0.071162790697674
2011 0.077335717478766
2012 0.07843137254902
2013 0.07778274474743
2014 0.068965517241379
2015 0.070773263433814

Compare Walter Johnson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.1%
 
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Walter Johnson High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,289 18.2:1  
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Private 03 - 12 538 9:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 12 1,004 12:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 12 697 7:1 3 miles
Ivymount School
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Private 01 - 12 215 6:1 3 miles
Winston Churchill High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,093 17.7:1 3 miles
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Private 04 - 12 57 4:1 3 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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