Wheeler High School



Wheeler High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wheeler High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 51
2 56
3 43
4 32
5 40
6 47
7 48
8 42
9 43
10 31
11 35
12 28
UG 11

Wheeler High School is a public high school of the Prentiss County School District located in Wheeler, MS. It has 562 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Wheeler High School is the 125th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 9,751st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.2 to 1.

Total Students: 562
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.46

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Wheeler High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 283
(50%)
805
(51%)
 Female 279
(50%)
783
(49%)

Wheeler High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 492
(88%)
1,425
(90%)
 Black 49
(9%)
113
(7%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
38
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wheeler High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(58%)
907
(57%)
 Not Eligible 135
(24%)
430
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 100
(18%)
251
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wheeler High School is ranked 96th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wheeler High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 67.4%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 504
2006 495
2007 505
2008 534
2009 514
2010 222
2011 220
2012 562

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 12.2
2007 11.5
2008 12.6
2009 12.4
2010 10.2
2011 9.3
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64484126984127
2006 0.66262626262626
2007 0.68514851485149
2008 0.6498127340824
2009 0.67704280155642
2010 0.67567567567568
2011 0.68181818181818
2012 0.75978647686833

Compare Wheeler High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 76.0%
 

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Public KG - 12 562 13.2:1  
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