Wheaton High School



Wheaton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wheaton 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
9 528
10 441
11 330
12 255

Wheaton High School is a public high school of the Montgomery County Public Schools located in Silver Spring, MD. It has 1,554 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wheaton High School is the 51st largest public high school in Maryland and the 3,131st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,554
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,131st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 51st out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 173rd out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 55th out of 266

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Wheaton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 920
(59%)
23,774
(51%)
 Female 634
(41%)
22,506
(49%)

Wheaton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 788
(51%)
12,578
(27%)
 Black 410
(26%)
10,228
(22%)
 Asian 188
(12%)
6,634
(14%)
 White 130
(8%)
14,796
(32%)
 Two or More 36
(2%)
1,963
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
69
(0%)

Wheaton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 815
(52%)
33,572
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 587
(38%)
10,504
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 152
(10%)
2,204
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wheaton High School is ranked 37th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wheaton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.6%) 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.

Wheaton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1438
2006 1401
2007 1312
2008 1320
2009 1217
2010 1175
2011 1235
2012 1226
2013 1336
2014 1467
2015 1554

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.3
2007 14.3
2008 15
2009 14.4
2010 14.4
2011 14.6
2012 14.1
2013 15.1
2014 16.4
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37065368567455
2006 0.41113490364026
2007 0.47713414634146
2008 0.53333333333333
2009 0.57354149548069
2010 0.61872340425532
2011 0.617004048583
2012 0.57911908646003
2013 0.58907185628743
2014 0.54328561690525
2015 0.47554697554698

Compare Wheaton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.5%
 
This School 47.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wheaton High School
Silver Spring, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,554 16.2:1  
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Private 01 - 12 112 6:1 2 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,579 15.1:1 3 miles
Brookewood School
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Private 01 - 12 151 9:1 3 miles
Academy of the Holy Cross
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Private 09 - 12 493 11:1 3 miles
Georgetown Preparatory School
North Bethesda, MD
Private 09 - 12 496 9:1 3 miles
Stephen Knolls School
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Public PK - 12 85 4.6:1 3 miles
Kennedy Krieger School
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Private 04 - 12 57 4:1 3 miles
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