Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School

1 Wheeler Army Airfield
Wahiawa, HI 96786
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School serves 642 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School's student population of 642 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School is 0.75, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.80. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#78 out of 292 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
3%
26%
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Hispanic
32%
18%
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Black
12%
1%
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White
35%
11%
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Hawaiian
4%
26%
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Two or more races
14%
18%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School's ranking?
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School is ranked #78 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School often compared to?
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sergeant Samuel K Solomon Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% HI state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% HI state average).
How many students attend Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School?
642 students attend Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Two or more races, 12% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hawaiian, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School?
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School offer ?
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School part of?
Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Calendar

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Spring Break - NO SCHOOL (Events)
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL (Events)
March 19, 2024 (Tuesday)
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL (Events)
March 20, 2024 (Wednesday)
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL (Events)
March 21, 2024 (Thursday)
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL (Events)
March 22, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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