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 15:1.
  • 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 declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 731 students
Wheatley School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Wheatley School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Wheatley School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Wheatley School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Wheatley School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Wheatley School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Wheatley School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.
0.31 0.37
Wheatley School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (2000-2015)
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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $31,436 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $29,619 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name East Williston Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,730 935
East Williston Union Free School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 87%
East Williston Union Free School District Graduation Rate (2004-2010)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $31 MM
East Williston Union Free School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $52 MM $30 MM
East Williston Union Free School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $31,436 $32,940
East Williston Union Free School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $29,619 $31,547
East Williston Union Free School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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