50 Snowhill Rd
Alamo, GA 30411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Wheeler County High School serves 290 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 62% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wheeler County High School's student population of 290 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
290 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Wheeler County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wheeler County High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1999 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
32%
36%
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White
62%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wheeler County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wheeler County High 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 District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   12/22/2021
This school system offers its students everything they can with the amount of funding they actually receive. The low test scores, which leads to the low overall school test ranking, aren't low because of the teachers/staff. It is low because of the portion of students that struggle with carelessness and lack of motivation. As a WCHS alumni, i have witnessed several students with no motivation, no additional help (outside of school), and no guidance. Yes, the teachers and staff could help by pushing a little harder, but a student's success is mainly achieved by the student's willingness and their parent's willingness to chip in where they can. Overall, this school system goes above and beyond with an interest in getting each and every student to the field walking at graduation. The principal, the counselor, and the entirety of the staff, along with the W.C.B.O.E., strive to prepare their students for life outside of those high school walls. All in all....Everyone A Leader c/o 2021 ~Mikky
- Posted by Student/Alumni - makayla

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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