Walled Lake Central High School

1600 East Oakley Park Rd
Walled Lake, MI 48390
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Walled Lake Central High School serves 1,251 students in grades 8-12.
Walled Lake Central High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 1,251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walled Lake Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Walled Lake Central High School's student population of 1,251 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
1,251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Walled Lake Central High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Walled Lake Central High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#357 out of 2925 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
10%
18%
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White
77%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
92%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walled Lake Central High School's ranking?
Walled Lake Central High School is ranked #357 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Walled Lake Central High School often compared to?
Walled Lake Central High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Walled Lake Western High School, Walled Lake Northern High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Walled Lake Central High School?
The graduation rate of Walled Lake Central High School is 92%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Walled Lake Central High School?
1,251 students attend Walled Lake Central High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Walled Lake Central High School students are White, 10% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walled Lake Central High School?
Walled Lake Central High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Walled Lake Central High School offer ?
Walled Lake Central High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12
What school district is Walled Lake Central High School part of?
Walled Lake Central High School is part of Walled Lake Consolidated Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 1,251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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