Wilde Lake High School



Wilde Lake High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilde Lake 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
9 355
10 281
11 279
12 321

Wilde Lake High School is a public high school of the Howard County Public Schools located in Columbia, MD. It has 1,236 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wilde Lake High School is the 91st largest public high school in Maryland and the 4,589th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,236
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 94

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Wilde Lake High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 632
(51%)
8,580
(51%)
 Female 604
(49%)
8,123
(49%)

Wilde Lake High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 558
(45%)
3,846
(23%)
 White 331
(27%)
7,333
(44%)
 Hispanic 157
(13%)
1,545
(9%)
 Two or More 95
(8%)
964
(6%)
 Asian 88
(7%)
2,969
(18%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
27
(0%)

Wilde Lake High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 753
(61%)
13,472
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 420
(34%)
2,662
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 63
(5%)
569
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wilde Lake High School is ranked 74th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wilde Lake High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 38.5%. 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.

Wilde Lake High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1434
2006 1373
2007 1351
2008 1370
2009 1335
2010 1324
2011 1277
2012 1271
2013 1242
2014 1234
2015 1236

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13.5
2007 13.4
2008 12.9
2009 13.6
2010 13
2011 12.9
2012 12.5
2013 12.3
2014 12.7
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19804741980474
2006 0.18790968681719
2007 0.19096965210955
2008 0.2021897810219
2009 0.24194756554307
2010 0.26359516616314
2011 0.27721221613156
2012 0.29346970889064
2013 0.31561996779388
2014 0.354943273906
2015 0.39077669902913

Compare Wilde Lake High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.5%
 
This School 39.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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