Wake Forest High School



Wake Forest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wake Forest 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
9 568
10 509
11 454
12 430

Wake Forest High School is a public high school of the Wake County School District located in Wake Forest, NC. It has 1,961 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wake Forest High School is the 34th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 1,716th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,961
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 110.5

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Wake Forest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 989
(50%)
24,120
(51%)
 Female 972
(50%)
23,586
(49%)

Wake Forest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,156
(59%)
23,248
(49%)
 Black 472
(24%)
12,416
(26%)
 Hispanic 210
(11%)
6,907
(14%)
 Two or More 72
(4%)
1,809
(4%)
 Asian 40
(2%)
3,108
(7%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
154
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
64
(0%)

Wake Forest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,432
(73%)
33,494
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 443
(23%)
12,207
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(4%)
2,005
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wake Forest High School is ranked 180th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wake Forest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.0%) is lower than the state average of 48.8%. 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.

Wake Forest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2025
2006 1827
2007 1773
2008 1872
2009 1949
2010 2077
2011 2116
2012 1977
2013 1919
2014 1953
2015 1961

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.4
2007 16
2008 16.9
2009 17.9
2010 18.4
2011 18.5
2012 17.7
2013 17.4
2014 18.3
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14666666666667
2006 0.12917350848385
2007
2008
2009 0.20728578758338
2010 0.24891670678864
2011 0.26370510396975
2012 0.26808295397066
2013 0.2636789994789
2014 0.28161802355351
2015 0.2697603263641

Compare Wake Forest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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