Watkins Mill High School

10301 Apple Ridge Rd,

Montgomery Village, MD, 20886-1013

Tel: (301)840-3959
Grades: 9-12

1,458 students

Watkins Mill High School serves 1,458 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Watkins Mill High School operates within the Montgomery County Public s School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 81%%.

Overview

The student population of 1458 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,458 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
6%
Hispanic
34%
11%
Black
36%
37%
White
13%
43%
Unknown
7%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.73
0.68
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
35%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 146,459 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
203
29
Number of Students Managed 146,459
17,449
Graduation Rate 89
81%
District Total Revenue $2,508 MM
n/a
District Spending $2,252 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $18,007
$0
District Spending / Student $16,170
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Seneca Valley High School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Montgomery Village Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stedwick Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended July 01, 2007 - As a student who just graduated from Watkins Mill HS I'd have to say it has vastly improved since I was a freshman. The majority of classes are run well and there's a wide selection of courses with many great teachers. The extracurricular activities cover every possible interest and just aren't used as much as they could due to laziness of the student population. Although the school isn't in the top 10 in the county it has greatly improved in the 4 years our Principal, Mr. Cahall, was there. The teachers all work with the students as much as possible and the administrators stay on top of a student that begins to slip. Being as though it is a fairly new school, 17 years, there aren't many issues with the building. Watkins Mill is a very diverse community that will ready your students for life after high school. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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