Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School



Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 158
1 144
2 110
3 97
4 73
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wahiawa, HI in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. It enrolls 686 students in grades 1st through 12th. Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School is the 41st largest public school in Hawaii and the 8,293rd largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 686
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,293rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Hawaii: 41st out of 205
Student/Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 48th out of 205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 33rd out of 205

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Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 352
(51%)
65,387
(52%)
 Female 334
(49%)
60,045
(48%)

Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 343
(50%)
18,294
(15%)
 Hispanic 125
(18%)
12,011
(10%)
 Two or More 68
(10%)
12,732
(10%)
 Black 62
(9%)
2,669
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 48
(7%)
41,333
(33%)
 Asian 33
(5%)
37,773
(30%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
620
(0%)

Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 387
(56%)
59,379
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 175
(26%)
52,408
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 124
(18%)
13,645
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 205 ranked schools in Hawaii, Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School is ranked 73rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.7%. 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.

Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 668
2006 681
2007 647
2008 451
2009 451
2010 569
2011 686
2012 686

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 14.2
2007 14.4
2008 12.5
2009 12.2
2010 15
2011 13.7
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42964071856287
2006 0.49192364170338
2007 0.4080370942813
2008 0.46119733924612
2009 0.39246119733925
2010 0.42355008787346
2011 0.43877551020408
2012 0.43586005830904

Compare Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,447.4% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.6%
 
State Average 52.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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