H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center



H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center Students by Grade
PK 305
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center is a public elementary school located in Capitol Heights, MD in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. It enrolls 305 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 5.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 305
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.6

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H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 170
(56%)
47,299
(51%)
 Female 135
(44%)
44,910
(49%)

H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 267
(88%)
54,781
(59%)
 Hispanic 23
(8%)
28,927
(31%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
1,250
(1%)
 White 5
(2%)
4,215
(5%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2,464
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
355
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
217
(0%)

H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 231
(76%)
54,120
(59%)
 Not Eligible 54
(18%)
31,057
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
7,032
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.4%. 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.

H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 441
2006 460
2007 455
2008 273
2009 343
2010 339
2011 354
2012 305
2013 336
2014 357
2015 305

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8
2006 8.3
2007 7.8
2008 5.1
2009 6.3
2010 6
2011 6.6
2012 6
2013 6.8
2014 6.9
2015 5.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37641723356009
2006 0.29347826086957
2007 0.38461538461538
2008 0.75457875457875
2009 0.6064139941691
2010 0.61356932153392
2011 0.79661016949153
2012 0.9344262295082
2013 0.80357142857143
2014 0.77310924369748
2015 0.82295081967213

Compare H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
580.0% 5.8:1
 
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center
Capitol Heights, MD
Public PK - PK 305 5.8:1  
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Public KG - 05 317 10.2:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 637 19.6:1 3 miles
Mount Calvary Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 101 7:1 3 miles
Carmody Hills Elementary
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Public PK - 06 492 17.1:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 06 772 14.7:1 3 miles
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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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