Wakefield High School



Wakefield High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wakefield 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
9 788
10 611
11 568
12 558

Wakefield High School is a public high school of the Wake County School District located in Raleigh, NC. It has 2,525 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wakefield High School is the 6th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 569th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,525
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 138

Support Your School With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $26.99

Search for Former WHS Students

Wakefield High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,265
(50%)
22,433
(51%)
 Female 1,260
(50%)
21,422
(49%)

Wakefield High School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 1,168
(46%)
21,986
(50%)
 Black 751
(30%)
11,622
(27%)
 Hispanic 384
(15%)
5,594
(13%)
 Asian 128
(5%)
2,532
(6%)
 Two or More 83
(3%)
1,924
(4%)
 American Indian 11
(0%)
197
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wakefield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,674
(66%)
30,386
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 728
(29%)
11,426
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 123
(5%)
2,043
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wakefield High School is ranked 35th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wakefield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.7%) is lower than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

Wakefield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2131
2006 2306
2007 2491
2008 2721
2009 2813
2010 2573
2011 2455
2012 2525

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17.3
2007 16.8
2008 17.1
2009 18.5
2010 19.2
2011 17.9
2012 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16048803378695
2006 0.16478751084128
2007
2008
2009 0.22787060078208
2010 0.27710843373494
2011 0.30875763747454
2012 0.3370297029703

Compare Wakefield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.7%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wakefield High School
Raleigh, NC
Public 09 - 12 2,525 18.3:1  
Franklin Academy
Wake Forest, NC
Public KG - 12 1,624 15.5:1 4 miles
Heritage High School
Wake Forest, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,824 18.9:1 4 miles
North Raleigh Christian Academy
Raleigh, NC
Private KG - 12 1,481 14:1 5 miles
Wake Forest-Rolesville High School
Wake Forest, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,977 17.7:1 5 miles
Millbrook High School
Raleigh, NC
Public 09 - 12 2,577 18.3:1 6 miles
Ravenscroft School
Raleigh, NC
Private PK - 12 1,239 9:1 6 miles
Neuse Christian Academy
Raleigh, NC
Private KG - 12 229 10:1 6 miles
St Thomas More Academy
Raleigh, NC
Private 09 - 12 152 11:1 7 miles
Friendship Christian School
Raleigh, NC
Private PK - 12 317 11:1 7 miles
Wake Young Men'S Leadership Academy
Raleigh, NC
Public 06 - 09 140 10.8:1 7 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

Copyright 2017. High-Schools.com. All Rights Reserved.