Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School

Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School serves 640 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the HI average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 86%.
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

The student population of 640 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 640 students
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 17:1
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
32%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
19%
10%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
11%
2%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
45%
14%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
8%
32%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
13%
10%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.73 0.36
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
40%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
10%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 186,825 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,234 in this district is less than the state average of $14,234. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,295 is less than the state average of $12,295. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
290
290
Number of Students Managed 186,825 186,825
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,565 MM $2,565 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $2,216 MM $2,216 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,234 $14,234
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,295 $12,295
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Leilehua High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kaala Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WahiawaMajor Sheldon Wheeler Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 797 students
    0.1 miles
    2 Wheeler Army Airfield
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6525
    0.16-8797
  • WahiawaKaala Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 511 students
    0.5 miles
    130 California Ave
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6366
    0.5PK-5511
  • WahiawaHale Kula Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 915 students
    1.5 miles
    Waianae And Ayres Ave
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6380
    1.5PK-5915
  • WahiawaWahiawa Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 818 students
    1.5 miles
    275 Rose St
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6500
    1.56-8818
  • WahiawaSergeant Samuel K Solomon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1078 students
    1.7 miles
    1 Schofield Barracks
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)624-9500
    1.7PK-51078

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