Wheatley School

  • Wheatley School serves 731 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Wheatley School operates within the East Williston Union Free School District.
  • East Williston Union Free School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students731 students
Wheatley School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Wheatley School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
Wheatley School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWheatley School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
Wheatley School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
15%
9%
Wheatley School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
3%
25%
Wheatley School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
n/a
18%
Wheatley School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
82%
45%
Wheatley School White Students (1991-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWheatley School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.310.70
Wheatley School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
3%
45%
Wheatley School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
Wheatley School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2013)

District Comparison

  • East Williston Union Free School District's student population of 1,730 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $28,446 is higher than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $28,368 is higher than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameEast Williston Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed1,730935
East Williston Union Free School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate100%87%
East Williston Union Free School District Graduation Rate (2004-2015)
District Total Revenue$49 MM$29 MM
East Williston Union Free School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$49 MM$30 MM
East Williston Union Free School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$28,446$23,859
East Williston Union Free School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$28,368$24,841
East Williston Union Free School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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