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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Winter Park High School is a highly rated, public school located in WINTER PARK, FL. It has 3,330 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 61% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.
Address
2100 SUMMERFIELD RD
WINTER PARK, FL 32792
Telephone
(407) 622-3200

Winter Park High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
66%
Percent Proficient - Math
61%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1230
644 responses
Average ACT
27
264 responses
AP Enrollment
47%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$68,078
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,126
National
$949
Median Home Value
$371,300
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.61 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.61 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 210 responses
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  • Senior skip day
    20%
  • Prom
    20%
  • Football games
    16%
  • Homecoming
    12%
  • Night On Broadway
    10%
  • Concerts
    6%
  • Dance marathon for children's miracle network
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,330
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.72 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.70 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.72 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$41,125
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.7%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.97 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.97 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.96 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,561/ year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.105 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.105 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.105 responses
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Winter Park High School is a vast melting pot filled with students from across the world. It’s diversity makes for an exciting atmosphere around campus. The staff at Winter Park is phenomenal. We hire the best teachers and administrators that are ready to help you in any way they can, whenever they can. As a second generation Wildcat, my father having graduated in 1975, makes Winter Park mean even more to me. It is a beautiful school with a lovely campus, filled with hard working students. I believe it is safe to say that there is no school in the Central Florida area that can top Winter Park in all categories! I love Winter Park High School and would highly recommend it to any students that are moving to the Orlando area and looking for a new school to call home.
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WPHS is an amazing school. It has tons of AP classes such as Computer Science, Physics, and European history.

It as a wonderful IB program. Students take classes at the college level and take advanced foreign language classes.

The administration installed locked gates and implemented new traffic flow in order to insure safety of students.

WPHS has a college and career center where students can find information about almost any college, schedule college visits, and get very informative guidance.

I do not personally eat the school provided food, but many of my friends give great reports about it. The cafeteria has electrical outlets at each table to charge laptops that are used every day in the classroom.
Most people say they hate high school, I loved it. My teachers were great, they sought out my success and highly impacted my life. Through school I also found lifelong mentors whom have come to my rescue more than once. I realized what I wanted to do in life as a sophomore. That has a lot to do with my personality and attitude, but also from the support I received. Like always, there were some things I would like changed, like favoritism to certain students. And better adaptation to new generations who need self-expression in a variety of ways, counseling in tough times, and teachers and staff who are willing to be there for them. I want others to experience what I did. I want kids to be able to voice their opinions and be heard, because between the ages of 13 to 18, life changes drastically. And kids need school, they need the discipline, they need the knowledge, and they need constant support to grow into strong determined individuals.