A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Wakeland High School is an elite, public school located in Frisco, TX. It has 2,067 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 94% in reading.
Address
10700 Legacy Dr
Frisco, TX 75034
Telephone
(469) 633-5700

Wakeland High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
94%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1190
271 responses
Average ACT
27
219 responses
AP Enrollment
49%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$117,642
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,313
National
$949
Median Home Value
$300,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.39 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.39 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 104 responses
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  • Football games
    35%
  • Senior events like the bonfire and prom
    21%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • Pep rallys
    11%
  • Marching Season
    10%
  • Drill Team's spring show
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    1%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,067
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.51 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.51 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.51 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,873
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.7%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.55 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.55 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,624/ year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.65 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.65 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.65 responses
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Wakeland is a very stereotypical rich-kid public school. You see kids roll in in their parents Corvettes and no one will bat an eye, wearing all designer clothes, and no one will bat an eye. This isn't necessarily a positive or negative in and of itself, though it can easily cause self esteem issues for those of us who's parents can't provide such luxuries.

The teachers vary greatly. They're either the most amazing person you'll ever meet in your life, who you'll be genuinely sad to leave behind when you graduate, or they're a demon. I had one teacher who would try to look down girl's shirts and once made fun of my grade and gpa in front of the whole of the class. I tried reporting this once, but was told I was exaggerating the experience and that they would not investigate.
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Wakeland is an excellent school where I have grown and gained so many experiences that will always remember. All the teachers are willing to help and care about every students well being personally and academically. I'm glad to say I'm an alumni that has recently graduated from Wakland high school. Go Wolverines!
Overall, I enjoyed my experience at Wakeland High School. I have to admit, Frisco is a highly competitive school district, as far as academics, extracurriculars, and sports, and Wakeland is not an exception. While this competitiveness can become stressful, it also pushed me to work harder and I was able to maintain a 4.0 GPA while involved in Drill Team and National Honors Society. Also, most of the teachers I got the chance to have some type of experience with, wether they taught a class I was in or I went to them for tutoring, were fantastic. It is evident that every teacher at this school is well educated and equipped for the job, and they were always happy to provide whatever assistance necessary for their kids' understanding of the subjects.