H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center

H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center serves 197 students in grades Prekindergarten. 
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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School Overview

H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center's student population of 197 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MD)
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
13%
21%
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Black
82%
33%
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White
2%
34%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.31
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center often compared to?
H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Centeris often viewed alongside schools like Mcps Transitions School by visitors of our site.
How many students attend H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center?
197 students attend H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center?
H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center has a student ration of 5:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center offer ?
H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center part of?
H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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