Wharton High School

Wharton High School serves 2,405 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
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 2405 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 128 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,405 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 128 teachers
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 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
24%
28%
Black
31%
23%
White
37%
42%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.71 0.45
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.
37%
51%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 205,551 students has grown by 7% 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
321
22
Number of Students Managed 205,551 9,797
Graduation Rate 69% 70%
District Total Revenue $1,906 MM $138 MM
District Spending $2,095 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,926 $13,793
District Spending / Student $10,910 $15,882
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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