Wilde Lake Middle School

Wilde Lake Middle School serves 544 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Wilde Lake Middle School operates within the Howard County School District.

Overview

The student population of 544 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 544 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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
Asian
5%
6%
Hispanic
12%
12%
Black
45%
36%
White
31%
42%
Two or more races
7%
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.
0.69 0.39
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.
30%
36%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,942 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
29
Number of Students Managed 56,942 15,634
District Total Revenue $835 MM $244 MM
District Spending $817 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,734 $14,580
District Spending / Student $16,360 $14,228
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 Wilde Lake High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harpers Choice Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longfellow Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ColumbiaWilde Lake High School
    5460 Trumpeter Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6965
    0.2 mi | 1271 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ColumbiaLongfellow Elementary School
    5470 Hesperus Dr
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6879
    0.5 mi | 442 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbiaBryant Woods Elementary School
    5450 Blue Heron Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6859
    0.6 mi | 366 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbiaHarpers Choice Middle School
    5450 Beaverkill Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6929
    0.6 mi | 497 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ColumbiaSwansfield Elementary School
    5610 Cedar Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6907
    0.6 mi | 585 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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