Wilde Lake High School

Wilde Lake High School serves 1,271 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Wilde Lake High School operates within the Howard County School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1271 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,271 students
Wilde Lake High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Wilde Lake High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Wilde Lake High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.39. 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
7%
6%
Wilde Lake High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
11%
12%
Wilde Lake High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
41%
36%
Wilde Lake High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
34%
42%
Wilde Lake High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Wilde Lake High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Wilde Lake High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD 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.
0.70 0.39
Wilde Lake High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
24%
36%
Wilde Lake High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
4%
6%
Wilde Lake High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,942 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,734 is higher than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 42% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,360 is higher than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
29
Number of Students Managed 56,942 15,634
Howard County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 90% 85%
Howard County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $835 MM $244 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $817 MM $238 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,734 $14,580
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,360 $14,228
Howard County School District 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 Grades Students
  • ColumbiaWilde Lake Middle School
    10481 Cross Fox Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6957
    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 544 students                      
  • ColumbiaBryant Woods Elementary School
    5450 Blue Heron Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6859
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 366 students                      
  • ColumbiaLongfellow Elementary School
    5470 Hesperus Dr
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6879
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 442 students                      
  • ColumbiaSwansfield Elementary School
    5610 Cedar Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6907
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 585 students                      
  • ColumbiaHarpers Choice Middle School
    5450 Beaverkill Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6929
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 497 students                      

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