Wheaton High School

Silver Spring, MD 20906

Phone: (301) 929-2050
District: Montgomery County Public Schools

6

GreatSchools Rating

public • Grades 9-12 • 1336 students

Silver Spring's Wheaton High School serves grades 9-12 in the Montgomery County Public Schools district. It has received a GreatSchools Rating of 6 out of 10, based on its performance on state standardized tests.

Wheaton High School is a public school in the Montgomery County Public Schools district located in Silver Spring, MD. As of 2014, the students are 53.7% Hispanic; 25.6% Black, non-Hispanic; 10.6% Asian/Pacific Islander; 7.8% White, non-Hispanic; 2.3% Multiracial; and 0.1% Native American or Native Alaskan. 58.9% of students are participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District State
Hispanic 53.7% 27.4% 13.7%
Black, non-Hispanic 25.6% 21.4% 34.9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 10.6% 14.4% 6.1%
White, non-Hispanic 7.8% 32% 40.9%
Multiracial 2.3% 4.6% 4.1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District State
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 58.9%
English learners 13.5%
# Name Type City State Overall Rating Distance
1 White Flint Neighborhood/Subdivision Rockville MD 2.8 mi
2 Forest Knolls Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 3.4 mi
3 DuMont Oaks Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 3.8 mi
4 Old Farm Neighborhood/Subdivision Rockville MD 4 mi
5 Iverly Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 4.9 mi
6 Norwood Neighborhood/Subdivision Olney MD 4.9 mi
7 Hillandale Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 5.1 mi
8 Takoma Park Neighborhood/Subdivision Takoma Park MD 6 mi
9 The Willoughby Condominium/Townhouse Chevy Chase MD 6.9 mi
10 Lakelands Neighborhood/Subdivision Gaithersburg MD 9.7 mi
11 Maple Lawn Neighborhood/Subdivision Fulton MD 11 mi
12 The VIO Neighborhood/Subdivision Washington SW DC 12.6 mi
13 Leeway Overlee - N Arlington Neighborhood/Subdivision Arlington VA 13 mi
14 Falls Church City Neighborhood/Subdivision Falls Church VA 13.6 mi
# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 White Oak Silver Spring MD 5.1 mi
2 Silver Spring Silver Spring MD 5.2 mi
3 Kentlands Gaithersburg MD 10.4 mi
4 Georgetown Washington DC 10.4 mi
5 Arlington Arlington VA 10.8 mi
6 Hammond Hills Laurel MD 11.2 mi
7 Washington DC Washington D.C. DC 11.7 mi
8 Laurel Laurel MD 12.1 mi
9 Capitol Hill Washington DC 12.3 mi
10 Falls Church Falls Church VA 13.7 mi
11 Pentagon City Arlington VA 14.1 mi
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