Palestine-wheatley Middle School (Closed 2017)

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
212 8th St
Wheatley, AR
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Palestine-wheatley Middle School served 157 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 65-69% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 73%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 65-69% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 77%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 19% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students157 students
This chart display total students of Palestine-wheatley Middle School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Palestine-wheatley Middle School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Palestine-wheatley Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
73%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
19%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
81%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palestine-wheatley Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.310.33
This chart display the diversity score of Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palestine-wheatley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalestine-wheatley Sch. Dist. School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
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.