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
9 425
10 440
11 353
12 377

Wakefield High School is a public high school of the Arlington County Public Schools located in Arlington, VA. It has 1,595 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wakefield High School is the 95th largest public high school in Virginia and the 2,850th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,595
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 94.97

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Wakefield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 841
(53%)
3,016
(52%)
 Female 754
(47%)
2,762
(48%)

Wakefield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 712
(45%)
1,740
(30%)
 Black 367
(23%)
731
(13%)
 White 291
(18%)
2,433
(42%)
 Asian 173
(11%)
604
(10%)
 Two or More 46
(3%)
246
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Wakefield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 904
(57%)
4,251
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 514
(32%)
1,146
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 177
(11%)
381
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wakefield High School is ranked 42nd out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wakefield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.3%) is higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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.

Wakefield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1763
2006 1714
2007 1644
2008 1722
2009 1613
2010 1709
2011 1622
2012 1595

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 14.1
2007 19.5
2008 20.8
2009 20
2010 24
2011 17.8
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46851956891662
2006 0.39556592765461
2007 0.36739659367397
2008 0.40882694541231
2009 0.42157470551767
2010 0.3703920421299
2011 0.4173859432799
2012 0.43322884012539

Compare Wakefield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
This School 43.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,595 16.8:1  
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