Wheeler County High School



Wheeler County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wheeler County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 65
7 71
8 81
9 54
10 74
11 63
12 64

Wheeler County High School is a public high school of the Wheeler County School District located in Alamo, GA. It has 472 students in grades 6th through 12th. Wheeler County High School is the 342nd largest public high school in Georgia and the 11,106th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.6 to 1.

Total Students: 472
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.4

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Wheeler County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 245
(52%)
245
(52%)
 Male 227
(48%)
227
(48%)

Wheeler County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 283
(60%)
283
(60%)
 Black 164
(35%)
164
(35%)
 Hispanic 23
(5%)
23
(5%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wheeler County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(71%)
333
(71%)
 Not Eligible 85
(18%)
85
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(11%)
54
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wheeler County High School is ranked 285th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wheeler County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Wheeler County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 538
2006 540
2007 511
2008 501
2009 457
2010 482
2011 469
2012 472

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.6
2007 13.8
2008 13.9
2009 13.2
2010 15
2011 13.4
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7360594795539
2006 0.75185185185185
2007 0.73189823874755
2008 0.72455089820359
2009 0.84682713347921
2010 0.78838174273859
2011 0.79957356076759
2012 0.81991525423729

Compare Wheeler County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 82.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wheeler County High School
Alamo, GA
Public 06 - 12 472 12.6:1  
Telfair County High School
Mc Rae, GA
Public 09 - 12 434 14.7:1 11 miles
Montgomery County High School
Mount Vernon, GA
Public 08 - 12 354 14.4:1 12 miles
Treutlen Middle/High School
Soperton, GA
Public 06 - 12 591 18.3:1 20 miles
Jeff Davis High School
Hazlehurst, GA
Public 09 - 12 736 17.3:1 22 miles
West Laurens High School
Dexter, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,196 18.2:1 25 miles
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