Wheeler County Elementary School

  • Wheeler County Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wheeler County Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Wheeler County Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Wheeler County Elementary School's student population of 478 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Wheeler County Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Wheeler County Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Wheeler County Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wheeler County Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1177 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Wheeler County Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wheeler County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wheeler County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
5%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wheeler County Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
37%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wheeler County Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
58%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wheeler County Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Wheeler County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wheeler County Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.530.69
This chart display the diversity score of Wheeler County Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wheeler County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wheeler County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWheeler County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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