Wilde Lake High School

  • Wilde Lake High School serves 1,234 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Wilde Lake High School operates within the Howard County School District.
  • Howard County School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1234 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,234 students
Wilde Lake High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Wilde Lake High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
Wilde Lake High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWilde Lake High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Wilde Lake High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
7%
6%
Wilde Lake High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
13%
15%
Wilde Lake High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
43%
34%
Wilde Lake High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
30%
40%
Wilde Lake High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Wilde Lake High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWilde Lake High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD 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.
0.710.70
Wilde Lake High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
30%
39%
Wilde Lake High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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%
Wilde Lake High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Howard County School District's student population of 53,162 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 90% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,405 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,950 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameHoward County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
75
28
Number of Students Managed53,16217,887
Howard County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate93%87%
Howard County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$854 MM$243 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$830 MM$239 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$16,405$14,280
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,950$14,036
Howard County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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