Wharton High School serves 2,207 students in grades 9-12.
Wharton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,207 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 71%
- Graduation Rate: 91% (Top 50% in FL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 33% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 42% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Wharton High School's student population of 2,207 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Wharton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Wharton High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2505 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Wharton High School's ranking?
Wharton High School is ranked #2505 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Wharton High School?
The graduation rate of Wharton High School is 91%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 89%.
How many students attend Wharton High School?
2,207 students attend Wharton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
31% of Wharton High School students are Black, 30% of students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wharton High School?
Wharton High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Wharton High School offer ?
Wharton High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Wharton High School part of?
Wharton High School is part of Hillsborough School District.
View the Wharton High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
Spring Break/Non-Student Days
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Seniors' Last Day
May 21, 2024 (Tuesday)
Last Day of School/End of 4th Grading Period (End of 2nd Semester)
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of School
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Fall Break/Non-Student Days *
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
This school is very bad. No adult on campus gives 2 Removed about the students. There have been many times where they could have prevented a gang fight but choose to watch instead.
I HAVE NEVER SEEN A SCHOOL WERE THE STAFF AND TEACHERS TALK TO YOU LIKE YOUR THE STUDENT NOT MINORTY VERY UNPROFFESIONAL STAFF. YOU WONDER WHAT MAKES KIDS SNAP?? STAFF MOUTH, YOU SHOULD BE ENCOURRAGING STUDENTS BUT YET YOU TEAR THEM DOWN. YES MAM NO SIR WHY? WHEN YOU DON'T RESPECT THEM.
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
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