Wicomico High School



Wicomico High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wicomico 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
9 276
10 251
11 258
12 231

Wicomico High School is a public high school of the Wicomico County Public Schools located in Salisbury, MD. It has 1,016 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wicomico High School is the 129th largest public high school in Maryland and the 5,869th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,016
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,869th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 129th out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 53rd out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 84th out of 266

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Wicomico High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 515
(51%)
2,207
(50%)
 Female 501
(49%)
2,165
(50%)

Wicomico High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 516
(51%)
1,543
(35%)
 White 340
(33%)
2,180
(50%)
 Hispanic 75
(7%)
282
(6%)
 Two or More 60
(6%)
205
(5%)
 Asian 23
(2%)
147
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Wicomico High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 598
(59%)
1,865
(43%)
 Not Eligible 352
(35%)
2,308
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(6%)
199
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wicomico High School is ranked 44th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wicomico High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.4%) is 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.

Wicomico High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1139
2006 1179
2007 1182
2008 1209
2009 1188
2010 1126
2011 1087
2012 1036
2013 1034
2014 1029
2015 1016

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 14.7
2007 14.8
2008 14.3
2009 14.8
2010 14.1
2011 13.4
2012 12.6
2013 12.8
2014 12.3
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48200175592625
2006 0.42493638676845
2007 0.45600676818951
2008 0.50041356492969
2009 0.42508417508418
2010 0.53019538188277
2011 0.5933762649494
2012 0.61003861003861
2013 0.61508704061896
2014 0.61224489795918
2015 0.65354330708661

Compare Wicomico High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 65.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,016 12.1:1  
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