Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School

2 Wheeler Army Airfield
Wahiawa, HI 96786
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 644 students in grades 6-8, Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than 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: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Top 20% in HI
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • : 74% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School's student population of 644 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
644 students
This chart displays total students of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School is 0.77, 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.
This School
State Level (HI)
#37 out of 292 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
56%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle 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 2021-22 school year data.
74%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle 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 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
4%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
26%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
16%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
35%
11%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
5%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Hawaii.
0.77
This chart displays the diversity score of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School's ranking?
Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School is ranked #37 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School often compared to?
Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kailua Intermediate School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% HI state average), while 74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% HI state average).
How many students attend Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School?
644 students attend Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 13% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hawaiian, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School?
Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School offer ?
Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School part of?
Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Reviews

2   2/24/2016
Absolutely the most unorganized school any of my kids have attended. The curriculum is a joke.
- Posted by Parent - eshor

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • : 74% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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