Wheeler High School

Wheeler High School serves 542 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Wheeler High School operates within the Union Township Corp School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

The student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 542 students
Wheeler High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wheeler High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Wheeler High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wheeler High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Wheeler High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
13%
10%
Wheeler High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
84%
71%
Wheeler High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Wheeler High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wheeler High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN 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.
0.28 0.27
Wheeler High 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.
11%
41%
Wheeler High 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.
5%
8%
Wheeler High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,534 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,993 is less than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 43% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,975 is less than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District Name Union Township Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,534 1,472
Union Township  Corp School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 81%
Union Township  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $19 MM
Union Township  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $16 MM $16 MM
Union Township  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,993 $12,273
Union Township  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,975 $10,163
Union Township  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Hobart High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Union Township Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Center Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ValparaisoUnion Township Middle School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 407 students599 West 300 North
    ValparaisoIN 46385
    (219)759-2562
    0.16-8407
  • ValparaisoUnion Center Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 316 students272 North 600 West
    ValparaisoIN 46385
    (219)759-2544
    0.2KG-5316
  • ValparaisoJohn Simatovich Elementary School
    2.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 269 students424 West 500 North
    ValparaisoIN 46385
    (219)759-2508
    2.7KG-5269
  • HobartHobart High School
    4.1 miles | Grades: 8-12 | 1277 students2211 East Tenth St
    HobartIN 46342
    (219)942-8521
    4.18-121277
  • Valparaiso Hayes Leonard Elementary School
    4.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 360 students653 Hayes Leonard Rd
    ValparaisoIN 46385
    (219)531-3060
    4.5KG-5360

School Reviews

Any parent would be lucky to have their child attend this establishment. I missed it before I even graduated, and will forever carry with me the lessons learned from the staff there. I miss it everyday staff and all! :) Molly Fiser. Year 2008.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/01/13

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