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
Wharton High School Total Students (1998-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 128 teachers
Wharton High School Total Teachers (1998-2013)
Students by Grade Wharton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 23:1 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
Wharton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2013)
Asian
4%
3%
Wharton High School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
24%
28%
Wharton High School Black Students (1998-2013)
Black
31%
23%
Wharton High School Black Students (1998-2013)
White
37%
42%
Wharton High School White Students (1998-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Wharton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Wharton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Wharton High School Diversity Score (1998-2013)
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%
Wharton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2013)
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%
Wharton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 205,551 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,926 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,910 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
321
22
Number of Students Managed 205,551 9,797
Hillsborough School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 69% 70%
Hillsborough School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,906 MM $138 MM
Hillsborough School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,095 MM $159 MM
Hillsborough School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,926 $13,793
Hillsborough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,910 $15,882
Hillsborough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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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School Reviews

  • Recommended July 06, 2015 - I would never recommend this school. There are more fights and lock downs than there is actually teaching. The school is very sexist when it comes to dress code and the food closely resembles garbage. I have had bugs in it, expired, and paper. The staff could care less and text more than they actually teach. The ladies that are supposed to greet you when you first show up to the school are rude and look at themselves more than they care. There is constant bullying that never stops. Never EVER go to this school - Posted by Student/Alumni

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