Wilde Lake High School is located in Columbia, MD and is one of 16 high schools in Howard County Public Schools School District. It is a public school that serves 1324 students in grades 9-12.
Wilde Lake High School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Maryland in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Wilde Lake High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
pros: Great school spirit, many programs and activities, achieving sporting program
cons:staff tends to take sides based on student achievement, loose suspensions, football coaches often uses players (African American players who doesn't achieve in school, but are good on the field) until they graduate and then talk about them like they were losers, teachers doesn.t like to help students achieve unless they have already been achieving.
by a Current Student
on Aug 1, 2011
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In 2011, Wilde Lake High School had 26% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Maryland had 40% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Two or More Races
Howard County Public Schools District Spending
The Howard County Public Schools spends $14,436 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 63% on instruction, 33% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Howard County Public Schools District
In 2011, Wilde Lake High School had 13 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Maryland High School Assessment program (HSA) includes annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
High School students are assessed upon completion of courses in English 2, Algebra, Biology, and Government.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a scaled score for each test. Passing scores for the HSA are 412 for Algebra, 400 for Biology, 394 for Government and 396 for English 2. The percentage of students to score at or above the proficient level are shown here. Starting with the class of 2009, students must pass all tests to graduate.
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