Wheeler School



Wheeler School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wheeler School Students by Grade
PK 31
K 37
1 40
2 35
3 32
4 36
5 26
6 28
7 33
8 40
9 28
10 40
11 32
12 28

Wheeler School is a public high school of the Wheeler Independent School District located in Wheeler, TX. It has 466 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Wheeler School is the 835th largest public high school in Texas and the 11,198th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.9 to 1.

Total Students: 466
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.83

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Wheeler School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 252
(54%)
252
(54%)
 Female 214
(46%)
214
(46%)

Wheeler School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 288
(62%)
288
(62%)
 White 166
(36%)
166
(36%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
8
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wheeler School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 263
(56%)
263
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(31%)
143
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(13%)
60
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wheeler School is ranked 902nd out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wheeler School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.4%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 372
2006 375
2007 380
2008 411
2009 397
2010 423
2011 455
2012 466

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 11.3
2007 10.4
2008 10.6
2009 9.8
2010 10.4
2011 11.5
2012 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47311827956989
2006 0.46666666666667
2007 0.44473684210526
2008 0.43065693430657
2009 0.54911838790932
2010 0.50118203309693
2011 0.46813186813187
2012 0.43562231759657

Compare Wheeler School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wheeler School
Wheeler, TX
Public PK - 12 466 10.9:1  
Fort Elliott School
Briscoe, TX
Public PK - 12 136 6.6:1 10 miles
Kelton School
Wheeler, TX
Public PK - 12 140 6.7:1 10 miles
Shamrock High School
Shamrock, TX
Public 09 - 12 110 7.6:1 17 miles
Mclean School
Mclean, TX
Public PK - 12 201 8.2:1 24 miles
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