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Wakeland High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,220
Best High School in Texas
#17
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District FRISCO ISD
Type Public
 Phone (469)633-5700
 Location 10700 LEGACY DR
FRISCO, TX 75034
Charter School No

Wakeland High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 17th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Wakeland High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White71.3%1,583
Black6.7%149
Hispanic12.9%286
Asian Pacific5.8%129
Native American Indian0.7%15
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races2.5%55

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 1.9%

5.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, WAKELAND H S students are largely wealthy and rank 22nd in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman646
Sophomore573
Junior548
Senior453
Total2,220

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 34th in Texas

Students at Wakeland High School scored an average 94% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 3.4% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*96%
Boys90% to 94%*91%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*90% to 94%*
Black80% to 89%*90% to 94%*
Hispanic85% to 89%*80% to 84%*
Multiracial50% or more*80% or more*
White95% or more*96%
With Disabilites60% to 69%*60% to 64%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1081

The average SAT score for Wakeland High School students in 2015 was 1081.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 304th in Texas

473 out of 1,001 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (47%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 27% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 111st in Texas

Wakeland High School offers 24 AP courses. 45 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Wakeland High School had 814 taking AP exams with a 571 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 70% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 45% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 41%
AP Courses Offered 24

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3%60
Boys4.2%43
Girls1.7%17
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.9%18
Boys1.4%14
Girls0.4%4

Location

Wakeland High School
10700 LEGACY DR
FRISCO, TX
75034
(469)633-5700

10 out of 10 1

District

FRISCO ISD
FRISCO, TX