Wheeler High School



Wheeler High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wheeler High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 680
10 539
11 390
12 447

Wheeler High School is a public high school of the Cobb County School District located in Marietta, GA. It has 2,056 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wheeler High School is the 37th largest public high school in Georgia and the 1,330th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,056
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 133.6

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Wheeler High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,133
(55%)
16,921
(51%)
 Female 923
(45%)
16,216
(49%)

Wheeler High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 844
(41%)
10,892
(33%)
 White 619
(30%)
15,078
(46%)
 Hispanic 336
(16%)
4,720
(14%)
 Asian 200
(10%)
1,613
(5%)
 Two or More 55
(3%)
745
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
74
(0%)

Wheeler High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,106
(54%)
19,869
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 804
(39%)
11,242
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 146
(7%)
2,026
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wheeler High School is ranked 72nd out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wheeler High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1827
2006 1849
2007 1817
2008 1888
2009 2076
2010 2090
2011 2079
2012 2056

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 14.6
2007 13
2008 13.2
2009 15.4
2010 16.3
2011 15.3
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27367268746579
2006 0.28015143320714
2007 0.31975784259769
2008 0.35646186440678
2009 0.39258188824663
2010 0.45598086124402
2011 0.44684944684945
2012 0.46206225680934

Compare Wheeler High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 

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