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 0
9 417
10 394
11 405
12 375

Westminster High School is a public high school of the Carroll County Public Schools located in Westminster, MD. It has 1,591 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westminster High School is the 51st largest public high school in Maryland and the 2,866th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,591
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 94.47

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Westminster High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 822
(52%)
4,558
(51%)
 Female 769
(48%)
4,374
(49%)

Westminster High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,411
(89%)
7,990
(89%)
 Black 77
(5%)
354
(4%)
 Hispanic 40
(3%)
291
(3%)
 Asian 36
(2%)
163
(2%)
 Two or More 26
(2%)
116
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Westminster High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,424
(90%)
7,763
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 145
(9%)
936
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(1%)
233
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westminster High School is ranked 182nd out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westminster High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 36.0%. 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

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

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

Compare Westminster High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.5%
 
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Westminster High School
Westminster, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,591 16.8:1  
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