Wheaton High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,032
College Readiness Index
32.3
Algebra Proficiency
3.1
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
14:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,175 Students
  • 82 Teachers

Wheaton High School
12601 DALEWOOD DR
SILVER SPRING, MD 20906

Phone: (301) 929-2050

District: Montgomery County Public Schools

Overview

Wheaton High School is ranked 33rd within Maryland. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Wheaton High School is 51 percent. The student body makeup is 59 percent male and 41 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 92 percent. Wheaton High School is 1 of 30 high schools in the Montgomery County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1032
State Rank
#33

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,175
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 92%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 62%
Full-Time Teachers 82

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 82%
Proficient in Algebra 88%
College Readiness Index 32.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 30
Total Students 45,255
Proficient in English (district average) 85%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 87%
College Readiness (district average) 53.4

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