Watkins Mill High School



Watkins Mill High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Watkins Mill 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
9 446
10 418
11 332
12 328

Watkins Mill High School is a public high school of the Montgomery County Public Schools located in Gaithersburg, MD. It has 1,524 students in grades 9th through 12th. Watkins Mill High School is the 54th largest public high school in Maryland and the 3,249th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,524
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,249th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 54th out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 157th out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 53rd out of 266

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Watkins Mill High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 843
(55%)
23,774
(51%)
 Female 681
(45%)
22,506
(49%)

Watkins Mill High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 657
(43%)
12,578
(27%)
 Black 481
(32%)
10,228
(22%)
 White 178
(12%)
14,796
(32%)
 Asian 132
(9%)
6,634
(14%)
 Two or More 74
(5%)
1,963
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
69
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Watkins Mill High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 741
(49%)
33,572
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 688
(45%)
10,504
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 95
(6%)
2,204
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Watkins Mill High School is ranked 30th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Watkins Mill High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.4%) 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.

Watkins Mill High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2047
2006 1765
2007 1700
2008 1593
2009 1537
2010 1558
2011 1458
2012 1424
2013 1449
2014 1494
2015 1524

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 15.1
2007 14.8
2008 13.7
2009 14.6
2010 15.5
2011 15.5
2012 14.8
2013 15.7
2014 15
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24816805080606
2006 0.27988668555241
2007 0.33294117647059
2008 0.35907093534212
2009 0.39297332465843
2010 0.43003851091142
2011 0.47050754458162
2012 0.50421348314607
2013 0.50103519668737
2014 0.53748326639893
2015 0.51377952755906

Compare Watkins Mill High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,524 15.8:1  
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