Wheeler County Middle School

  • Wheeler County Middle School serves 237 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wheeler County Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 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 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wheeler County Middle School's student population of 237 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wheeler County Middle 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 stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wheeler County Middle School is 0.52, 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#1210 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
35%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wheeler County Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
60%
39%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wheeler County Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.520.69
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
55%
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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

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