Westminster High School



Westminster High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westminster High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 396
10 364
11 386
12 365

Westminster High School is a public high school of the Carroll County Public Schools located in Westminster, MD. It has 1,512 students in grades 8th through 12th. Westminster High School is the 58th largest public high school in Maryland and the 3,300th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,512
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 90.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,300th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 58th out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 188th out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 63rd out of 266

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Westminster High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 790
(52%)
4,327
(52%)
 Female 722
(48%)
4,059
(48%)

Westminster High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,316
(87%)
7,341
(88%)
 Black 78
(5%)
315
(4%)
 Asian 42
(3%)
177
(2%)
 Hispanic 37
(2%)
373
(4%)
 Two or More 37
(2%)
156
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Westminster High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,324
(88%)
7,235
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 165
(11%)
975
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(2%)
176
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westminster High School is ranked 175th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westminster High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.4%) is 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.

Westminster High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1836
2006 1792
2007 1783
2008 1795
2009 1713
2010 1688
2011 1668
2012 1591
2013 1580
2014 1547
2015 1512

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 17.1
2007 17.8
2008 17.6
2009 16.6
2010 16.9
2011 17
2012 16.8
2013 16.4
2014 16.5
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.059912854030501
2006 0.059151785714286
2007 0.08244531688166
2008 0.092479108635097
2009 0.1009924109749
2010 0.10900473933649
2011 0.10131894484412
2012 0.10496543054683
2013 0.12658227848101
2014 0.13703943115708
2015 0.12433862433862

Compare Westminster High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.4%
 
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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