Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School

1 Wheeler Army Airfield,

Wahiawa, HI, 96786-4198

Tel: (808)622-6400
Grades: PK-5

686 students

Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School serves 686 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the HI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 86%.
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

Overview

The student population of 686 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 686 students
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 40% Male / 60%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
5%
34%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
16%
6%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
15%
2%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
45%
14%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Major Sheldon Wheeler 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.
0.72 0.68
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
24%
38%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
19%
11%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 182,705 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
286
290
Number of Students Managed 182,705 179,478
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $2,690 MM $2,690 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,319 MM $2,319 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,987 $14,987
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,919 $12,919
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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