Wiregrass Ranch High School

Wiregrass Ranch High School serves 2,020 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Wiregrass Ranch High School operates within the Pasco School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 2020 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 2,020 students
Wiregrass Ranch High School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Wiregrass Ranch High School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
Students by Grade Wiregrass Ranch High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Wiregrass Ranch High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Wiregrass Ranch High School Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
28%
28%
Wiregrass Ranch High School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
10%
23%
Wiregrass Ranch High School Black (2007-2012)
White
53%
43%
Wiregrass Ranch High School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wiregrass Ranch High School Sch Ethnicity Wiregrass Ranch High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.69
Wiregrass Ranch High School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
49%
Wiregrass Ranch High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
8%
Wiregrass Ranch High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 76,376 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Pasco School District
Number of Schools
Managed
94
20
Number of Students Managed 76,376 9,762
Graduation Rate 66% 70%
Pasco School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $647 MM $138 MM
Pasco School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $703 MM $159 MM
Pasco School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,689 $13,793
District Spending / Student $10,525 $15,882
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wharton High School (2.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Dr. John Long Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sand Pine Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wesley Chapel Dr. John Long Middle School
    2025 Mansfield Blvd
    Wesley Chapel , FL , 33543
    (813)346-6200
    0.1  mi  |  1545  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Wesley Chapel Sand Pine Elementary School
    29040 County Line Rd
    Wesley Chapel , FL , 33543
    (813)794-1900
    1  mi  |  658  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tampa Pride Elementary School
    10310 Lion's Den Dr
    Tampa , FL , 33647
    (813)558-5400
    1.1  mi  |  892  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wesley Chapel Wiregrass Ranch High Adult Education
    2909 Mansfield Blvd
    Wesley Chapel , FL , 33543
    (813)346-6000
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Tampa Turner Elementary School
    9190 Imperial Oak Blvd
    Tampa , FL , 33647
    (813)907-9066
    1.6  mi  |  968  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Wesley Chapel, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.63, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Wesley Chapel is Watergrass Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.