Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School

  • Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School serves 749 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School's student population of 749 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students749 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School is 0.74, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.78. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall School Rank#80 out of 288 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
4%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
27%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
40%
13%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
4%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
13%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.740.78
This chart display the diversity score of Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department of Education School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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