Wharton High School

Wharton High School serves 2,324 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Wharton High School operates within the Hillsborough School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is equal to the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 2324 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 127 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,324 students
Wharton High School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Wharton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 127 teachers
Wharton High School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Wharton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Wharton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
Wharton High School Asian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
25%
30%
Wharton High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
31%
23%
Wharton High School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
36%
41%
Wharton High School White Students (1998-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Wharton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wharton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.72 0.46
Wharton High School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
41%
52%
Wharton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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%
Wharton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 203,439 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,757 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,156 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
321
22
Number of Students Managed 203,439 10,137
Hillsborough School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 71%
Hillsborough School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,886 MM $132 MM
Hillsborough School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,963 MM $140 MM
Hillsborough School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,757 $11,888
Hillsborough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,156 $12,571
Hillsborough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Wiregrass Ranch High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bartels Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Turner Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • TampaBartels Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 846 students9020 Imperial Oak Blvd
    TampaFL 33647
    (813)907-6801
    0.66-8846
  • TampaTurner Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 1124 students9190 Imperial Oak Blvd
    TampaFL 33647
    (813)907-9066
    0.6PK-51124
  • TampaClark Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 829 students19002 Wood Sage Dr
    TampaFL 33647
    (813)631-4333
    0.9PK-5829
  • Wesley ChapelSand Pine Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 626 students29040 County Line Rd
    Wesley ChapelFL 33543
    (813)794-1900
    1.7PK-5626
  • TampaHunter's Green Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 842 students9202 Highland Oak Dr
    TampaFL 33647
    (813)973-7394
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School Reviews

I would never recommend this school. There are more fights and lock downs than there is actually teaching. The school is very sexist when it comes to dress code and the food closely resembles garbage. I have had bugs in it, expired, and paper. The staff could care less and text more than they actually teach. The ladies that are supposed to greet you when you first show up to the school are rude and look at themselves more than they care. There is constant bullying that never stops. Never EVER go to this school
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/06/15

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