Wheatley Elementary School

Wheatley Elementary School serves 288 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Wheatley Elementary School operates within the Orange School District.

Overview

The student population of 288 students has declined by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 288 students
Wheatley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Wheatley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Wheatley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Wheatley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
28%
28%
Wheatley Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
61%
23%
Wheatley Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
10%
42%
Wheatley Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Wheatley Elementary School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Wheatley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wheatley Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.54 0.45
Wheatley Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
98%
51%
Wheatley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
n/a
7%
Wheatley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2010)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 190,131 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
255
22
Number of Students Managed 190,131 9,797
Orange School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,811 MM $138 MM
District Spending $1,837 MM $159 MM
Orange School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,511 $13,793
Orange School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,663 $15,882
Orange School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sheeler High Charter (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amikids Orlando (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lovell Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ApopkaSheeler High Charter
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    875 East Semoran Blvd
    ApopkaFL 32703
    (407)886-1825
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    1.5 mi | 471 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ApopkaLovell Elementary School
    815 Roger Williams Rd
    ApopkaFL 32703
    (407)884-2235
    1.8 mi | 717 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ApopkaApopka Elementary School
    675 Dixie Hwy
    ApopkaFL 32712
    (407)884-2200
    2 mi | 708 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ApopkaLakeville Elementary School
    2015 Lakeville Rd
    ApopkaFL 32703
    (407)814-6110
    2 mi | 900 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ApopkaAmikids Orlando
    Alternative School
    1461 South Lake Pleasant Rd
    ApopkaFL 32703
    (407)886-5405
    Alternative School

    2.1 mi | 23 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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