560 Gorsuch Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Winters Mill High School serves 1,080 students in grades 9-12.
Winters Mill High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Winters Mill High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Winters Mill High School's student population of 1,080 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,080 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Winters Mill High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Winters Mill High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#316 out of 1354 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
7%
34%
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White
72%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
95%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Winters Mill High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   8/3/2009
I have found WMHS has a strong academics. Over 90% of all students are involved in extra curricular activities, including 800+ are student atheletes. The various booster clubs are strongly represented.
- Posted by Parent - emily

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,080 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46

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