Wheeler Elementary School



Wheeler Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wheeler Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 57
1 45
2 44
3 50
4 41
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wheeler Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Tucson Unified School District. It enrolls 305 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wheeler Elementary School is the 924th largest public school in Arizona and the 40,773rd largest nationally. It has 19.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 305
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,773rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 924th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 613th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 840th out of 948

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Wheeler Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 158
(52%)
18,550
(51%)
 Female 147
(48%)
17,667
(49%)

Wheeler Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 148
(49%)
23,313
(64%)
 White 117
(38%)
7,763
(21%)
 Two or More 14
(5%)
1,077
(3%)
 Black 14
(5%)
1,870
(5%)
 American Indian 5
(2%)
1,469
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
579
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
146
(0%)

Wheeler Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 193
(63%)
23,499
(65%)
 Not Eligible 96
(31%)
11,030
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(5%)
1,688
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Wheeler Elementary School is ranked 618th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wheeler Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.6%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 366
2006 382
2007 375
2008 348
2009 326
2010 299
2011 320
2012 305

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 18.2
2007 19.7
2008 17.8
2009 22.2
2010 19.3
2011 23.7
2012 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54918032786885
2006 0.30628272251309
2007 0.008
2008 0.5
2009 0.52760736196319
2010 0.48829431438127
2011 0.6
2012 0.68524590163934

Compare Wheeler Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 68.5%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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