Wilmington High School

300 Richardson Place,

Wilmington, OH, 45177-1251

Tel: (937)382-7716
Grades: 9-12

838 students

Wilmington High School serves 838 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Wilmington High School operates within the Wilmington City School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 838 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 838 students
Wilmington High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Wilmington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wilmington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Wilmington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Wilmington High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Wilmington High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
5%
17%
Wilmington High School Black (1988-2012)
White
86%
73%
Wilmington High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wilmington High School Sch Ethnicity Wilmington 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.
0.26 0.79
Wilmington 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.
43%
37%
Wilmington 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.
7%
6%
Wilmington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,125 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Wilmington City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,125 1,089
Wilmington City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 87%
Wilmington City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $12 MM
Wilmington City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $28 MM $11 MM
Wilmington City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,938 $10,997
Wilmington City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,515 $10,473
Wilmington City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Laurel Oaks Cdc High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rodger O. Borror Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Denver Place Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wilmington Rodger O. Borror Middle School
    275 Thorne Ave
    Wilmington , OH , 45177
    (937)382-7556
    0.1  mi  |  744  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wilmington Denver Place Elementary School
    291 Lorish Ave
    Wilmington , OH , 45177
    (937)382-2380
    0.9  mi  |  644  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington Roy E Holmes Elementary School
    1350 West Truesdell St
    Wilmington , OH , 45177
    (937)382-2750
    1.2  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington East End Elementary School
    769 Rombach Ave
    Wilmington , OH , 45177
    (937)382-2443
    1.3  mi  |  310  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wilmington Laurel Oaks Cdc High School
    Vocational School
    300 Oak Dr
    Wilmington , OH , 45177
    (937)382-1411
    Vocational School
    1.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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Clinton County, OH 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 0.12, which is lower than the Ohio average of 0.79. The most diverse school district in Clinton County is Calamus-wheatland Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.