Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School

  • Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School serves 791 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the HI average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 87%.
  • Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 791 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students791 students
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeMajor Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School American Indian Students (2004-2012)
Asian
4%
31%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
24%
11%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
14%
2%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
40%
13%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
5%
31%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2011-2015)
Two or more races
13%
11%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMajor Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownHI 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.
0.750.77
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
27%
40%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
18%
10%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 181,230 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,882 in this district is less than the state average of $14,234. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,991 is less than the state average of $12,295. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
n/a
Number of Students Managed181,230n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$2,565 MM$2,565 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,216 MM$2,216 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,882$14,234
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,991$12,295
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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