Wheeler Avenue School

  • Wheeler Avenue School serves 567 students in grades 1-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Wheeler Avenue School's student population of 567 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-6
Total Students567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wheeler Avenue School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wheeler Avenue School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1811 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
16%
9%
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Hispanic
35%
26%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
18%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.760.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValley Stream 13 Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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