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 41% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 27% 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 stayed the same 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 (1987-2014)
Asian
4%
32%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
19%
10%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
11%
2%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
45%
14%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
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)
All Ethnic Groups Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown HI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 (1988-2014)
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 (1988-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 186,825 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,234 is less than the state average of $14,234. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,295 is less than the state average of $12,295. The district spending/student has grown by 15% 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 (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,565 MM $2,565 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,216 MM $2,216 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,234 $14,234
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,295 $12,295
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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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  • WahiawaMajor Sheldon Wheeler Middle School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 797 students2 Wheeler Army Airfield
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6525
    0.16-8797
  • WahiawaKaala Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 511 students130 California Ave
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6366
    0.5PK-5511
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    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6380
    1.5PK-5915
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    1.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 818 students275 Rose St
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6500
    1.56-8818
  • WahiawaSergeant Samuel K Solomon Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 1078 students1 Schofield Barracks
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)624-9500
    1.7PK-51078

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