Wicomico High School

  • Wicomico High School serves 1,059 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Wicomico High School's student population of 1,059 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,059 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wicomico High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wicomico High School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#144 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
51%
34%
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White
34%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wicomico High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.620.72
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Graduation Rate
83%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWicomico County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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