Wahpeton High School

1021 11th St North,

Wahpeton, ND, 58075-0010

Tel: (701)642-2604
Grades: 9-12

396 students

Wahpeton High School serves 396 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the ND average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 16%.
Wahpeton High School operates within the Wahpeton 37 School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the ND state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 396 students
Wahpeton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Wahpeton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wahpeton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ND) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 10:1
Wahpeton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
9%
Wahpeton High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
1%
Wahpeton High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
3%
Wahpeton High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
2%
3%
Wahpeton High School Black (1995-2012)
White
90%
84%
Wahpeton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wahpeton High School Sch Ethnicity Wahpeton 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.
0.19 0.30
Wahpeton High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
14%
27%
Wahpeton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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%
6%
Wahpeton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,238 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 77% over five years.
School District Name Wahpeton 37 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,238 195
Wahpeton 37 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 96% 91%
Wahpeton 37 School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $12 MM $2 MM
Wahpeton 37 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $12 MM $2 MM
Wahpeton 37 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,624 $11,374
Wahpeton 37 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,359 $11,118
Wahpeton 37 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southeast Region Career & Technical Center (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wahpeton Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Zimmerman Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wahpeton Wahpeton Middle School
    1209 Loy Ave
    Wahpeton , ND , 58075
    (701)642-6687
    0.2  mi  |  285  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wahpeton Circle Of Nations Middle School
    832 8th St North
    Wahpeton , ND , 58075
    (701)642-3796
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Wahpeton Wahpeton Spec Ed Unit
    Special Education School
    508 9th St North
    Wahpeton , ND , 58075
    (701)642-5499
    Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Wahpeton Zimmerman Elementary School
    508 9th St North
    Wahpeton , ND , 58075
    (701)642-3050
    0.4  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Wahpeton Central Elementary School
    212 3rd Ave North
    Wahpeton , ND , 58075
    (701)642-8328
    0.8  mi  |  402  students  |  Gr.  1-5

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