Frank T. Wheeler School



Frank T. Wheeler School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Frank T. Wheeler School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 40
1 47
2 38
3 46
4 53
5 43
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Frank T. Wheeler School is a public elementary school located in Plainville, CT in the Plainville School District. It enrolls 267 students in grades 1st through 12th. Frank T. Wheeler School is the 553rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 43,923rd largest nationally. It has 10.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 267
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.53

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Frank T. Wheeler School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 141
(53%)
845
(52%)
 Female 126
(47%)
771
(48%)

Frank T. Wheeler School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 182
(68%)
1,204
(75%)
 Hispanic 46
(17%)
229
(14%)
 Black 20
(7%)
82
(5%)
 Asian 11
(4%)
41
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(3%)
58
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Frank T. Wheeler School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 193
(72%)
1,155
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 53
(20%)
359
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(8%)
102
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Frank T. Wheeler School is ranked 368th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Frank T. Wheeler School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

Frank T. Wheeler School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 384
2006 334
2007 328
2008 313
2009 283
2010 267
2011 271
2012 267

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 14
2007 12.3
2008 11.1
2009 11.7
2010 10.4
2011 11.1
2012 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12760416666667
2006 0.2125748502994
2007 0.1859756097561
2008 0.19808306709265
2009 0.2791519434629
2010 0.22846441947566
2011 0.30627306273063
2012 0.27715355805243

Compare Frank T. Wheeler School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.7%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Frank T. Wheeler School
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Public KG - 05 267 10.9:1  
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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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