1818 Avenida Del Sol
Tucson, AZ 85710
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Wheeler Elementary School serves 496 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wheeler Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona 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 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Wheeler Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Wheeler Elementary School's student population of 496 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Wheeler Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wheeler Elementary School is 0.65, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1220 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
47%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
36%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 496 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 20%)

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