Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School

  • Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School serves 810 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (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 65% (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 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School's student population of 810 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students810 students
This chart display total students of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. 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#55 out of 288 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
42%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
50%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/an/a
This chart display 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%
29%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
27%
13%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
16%
2%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
White
37%
13%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
4%
30%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
13%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.750.37
This chart display the diversity score of Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
38%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
This chart display 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 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

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

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

Review Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Your child’s education is not just his teacher’s responsibility. As a parent, you have the ability to supplement your child’s education at home and to help him succeed in school. Read on to learn some tips to help your child make the most of his education in 2020.
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.