Wheeler Avenue School



Wheeler Avenue School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wheeler Avenue School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 107
2 94
3 82
4 112
5 93
6 108
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wheeler Avenue School is a public elementary school located in Valley Stream, NY in the Valley Stream 13 Union Free School District. It enrolls 596 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wheeler Avenue School is the 739th largest public school in New York and the 13,953rd largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 596
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,953rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 739th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,253rd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 675th out of 2,753

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Wheeler Avenue School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 301
(51%)
1,027
(50%)
 Female 295
(49%)
1,021
(50%)

Wheeler Avenue School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 202
(34%)
550
(27%)
 Black 144
(24%)
477
(23%)
 White 125
(21%)
613
(30%)
 Asian 101
(17%)
348
(17%)
 Two or More 21
(4%)
53
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wheeler Avenue School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 438
(73%)
1,527
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(21%)
413
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(5%)
108
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Wheeler Avenue School is ranked 1,580th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wheeler Avenue School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.5%) is lower than the state average of 53.2%. 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.

Wheeler Avenue School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 557
2006 588
2007 578
2008 591
2009 583
2010 588
2011 577
2012 591
2013 591
2014 597
2015 596

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 14
2007 15
2008 14.4
2009 14.2
2010 14.2
2011 14.1
2012 13.7
2013 14.4
2014 15.3
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.096947935368043
2006 0.047619047619048
2007 0.089965397923875
2008 0.069373942470389
2009 0.15265866209262
2010 0.12414965986395
2011 0.11091854419411
2012 0.13536379018613
2013 0.19289340101523
2014 0.27303182579564
2015 0.26510067114094

Compare Wheeler Avenue School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.5%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 01 - 06 596 13.5:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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