Wheeler Elementary School



Wheeler Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wheeler Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 53
1 71
2 59
3 82
4 54
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 3

Wheeler Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Tucson Unified School District. It enrolls 405 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wheeler Elementary School is the 811th largest public school in Arizona and the 31,563rd largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 405
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,563rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 811th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 229th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 646th out of 932

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Wheeler Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 216
(53%)
17,464
(52%)
 Female 189
(47%)
16,315
(48%)

Wheeler Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 179
(44%)
21,901
(65%)
 White 155
(38%)
6,703
(20%)
 Black 29
(7%)
1,811
(5%)
 Two or More 22
(5%)
1,408
(4%)
 American Indian 14
(3%)
1,390
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
410
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
156
(0%)

Wheeler Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 395
(98%)
33,629
(100%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
144
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Wheeler Elementary School is ranked 972nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wheeler Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.6%. 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 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
2013 469
2014 491
2015 405

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
2013 17.2
2014 21.8
2015 16.3

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
2013 0.7590618336887
2014 0.73930753564155
2015 0.024691358024691

Compare Wheeler Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.5%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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