Wheeler Elementary School serves 407 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 407 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 73%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Wheeler Elementary School's student population of 407 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Wheeler Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#961 out of 1854 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Wheeler Elementary School's ranking?
Wheeler Elementary School is ranked #961 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Wheeler Elementary School?
407 students attend Wheeler Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Wheeler Elementary School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wheeler Elementary School?
Wheeler Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Wheeler Elementary School offer ?
Wheeler Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Wheeler Elementary School part of?
Wheeler Elementary School is part of Tucson Unified District (4403) School District.
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