Wharton High School

Wharton High School serves 2,381 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Wharton High School operates within the Hillsborough School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 2381 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 129 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,381 students
Wharton High School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 129 teachers
Wharton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Wharton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more 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
Wharton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
Wharton High School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
24%
28%
Wharton High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
29%
23%
Wharton High School Black (1998-2012)
White
36%
43%
Wharton High School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wharton High School Sch Ethnicity Wharton 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.
0.73 0.69
Wharton High School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
35%
49%
Wharton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2012)
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.
5%
8%
Wharton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 201,942 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
294
20
Number of Students Managed 201,942 9,762
Hillsborough School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 69% 70%
Hillsborough School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,906 MM $138 MM
Hillsborough School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,095 MM $159 MM
Hillsborough School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,926 $13,793
Hillsborough School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,910 $15,882
Hillsborough School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Wiregrass Ranch High School (2.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bartels Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Turner Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tampa Bartels Middle School
    9020 Imperial Oak Blvd
    Tampa , FL , 33647
    (813)907-6801
    0.6  mi  |  825  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Tampa Turner Elementary School
    9190 Imperial Oak Blvd
    Tampa , FL , 33647
    (813)907-9066
    0.6  mi  |  968  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tampa Clark Elementary School
    19002 Wood Sage Dr
    Tampa , FL , 33647
    (813)631-4333
    0.9  mi  |  827  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wesley Chapel Sand Pine Elementary School
    29040 County Line Rd
    Wesley Chapel , FL , 33543
    (813)794-1900
    1.7  mi  |  658  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tampa Hunter's Green Elementary School
    9202 Highland Oak Dr
    Tampa , FL , 33647
    (813)973-7394
    1.9  mi  |  837  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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