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 82
7 86
8 72
9 79
10 59
11 69
12 45

Wheeler County High School is a public high school of the Wheeler County School District located in Alamo, GA. It has 492 students in grades 6th through 12th. Wheeler County High School is the 353rd largest public high school in Georgia and the 10,888th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.3 to 1.

Total Students: 492
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,888th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 353rd out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 94th out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 349th out of 478

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Wheeler County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 259
(53%)
259
(53%)
 Female 233
(47%)
233
(47%)

Wheeler County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 284
(58%)
284
(58%)
 Black 181
(37%)
181
(37%)
 Hispanic 26
(5%)
26
(5%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wheeler County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 489
(99%)
489
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wheeler County High School is ranked 266th out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wheeler County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 56.8%. 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
2013 490
2014 496
2015 492

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
2013 13.2
2014 13.7
2015 14.3

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
2013 0.74285714285714
2014 1
2015 0.99390243902439

Compare Wheeler County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 
This School 99.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wheeler County High School
Alamo, GA
Public 06 - 12 492 14.3:1  
Telfair County High School
Mc Rae Helena, GA
Public 09 - 12 493 16.1:1 11 miles
Montgomery County High School
Mount Vernon, GA
Public 09 - 12 294 16.2:1 12 miles
Treutlen Middle/High School
Soperton, GA
Public 06 - 12 575 17.6:1 20 miles
Jeff Davis High School
Hazlehurst, GA
Public 09 - 12 867 18.3:1 22 miles
West Laurens High School
Dexter, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,210 17.6:1 25 miles
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