Wilde Lake High School

Wilde Lake High School serves 1,277 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Wilde Lake High School operates within the Howard County Public s School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1277 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,277 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Students by Grade Wilde Lake High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Wilde Lake High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
6%
6%
Hispanic
10%
11%
Black
38%
37%
White
36%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Wilde Lake High School Sch Ethnicity Wilde Lake 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.
0.71 0.38
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.
22%
35%
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 56,445 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Howard County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
73
28
Number of Students Managed 56,445 16,752
Howard County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 85%
Howard County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $835 MM $244 MM
Howard County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $817 MM $238 MM
Howard County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,734 $14,580
Howard County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,360 $14,228
Howard County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Homewood School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilde Lake Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bryant Woods Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ColumbiaWilde Lake Middle School
    10481 Cross Fox Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6957
    0.2 mi | 515 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ColumbiaBryant Woods Elementary School
    5450 Blue Heron Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6859
    0.4 mi | 360 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbiaLongfellow Elementary School
    5470 Hesperus Dr
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6879
    0.7 mi | 446 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbiaSwansfield Elementary School
    5610 Cedar Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6907
    0.8 mi | 562 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbiaHarpers Choice Middle School
    5450 Beaverkill Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6929
    0.8 mi | 510 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Columbia, MD 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 0.51, which is higher than the Maryland average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Columbia is Longfellow Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.