Wheeler County High School

50 Snowhill Rd
Alamo, GA 30411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Wheeler County High School serves 285 students in grades 9-12.
Wheeler County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Wheeler County High School's student population of 285 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students285 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Wheeler County High School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Wheeler County High 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 diversity score of Wheeler County High 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 Testing Rank
#2008 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
38%
37%
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White
57%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.69
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wheeler County High School is Telfair Alternative Preparation School (taps) (9.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wheeler County Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wheeler County Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alamo Wheeler County Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 478 students
    0.5 miles
    63 S Commerce St
    Alamo, GA 30411
    (912) 568-7159
    0.5 PK-5 478
  • Alamo Wheeler County Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 237 students
    3.1 miles
    50 Snowhill Road
    Alamo, GA 30411
    (912) 568-7166
    3.1 6-8 237
  • Mc Rae Helena Telfair County Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 860 students
    9.1 miles
    532 E Oak St
    Mc Rae Helena, GA 31055
    (229) 868-7483
    9.1 PK-5 860
  • Mc Rae Helena Telfair Alternative Preparation School (taps)
    Grades: 7-12 | 20 students
    9.5 miles
    212 West Huckabee St
    Mc Rae Helena, GA 31055
    (912) 523-5169
    9.5 7-12 20
  • Mc Rae Helena Telfair County High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 487 students
    10.8 miles
    458 S Third Ave
    Mc Rae Helena, GA 31055
    (229) 868-6096
    10.8 9-12 487

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