Wheeler Elementary School

6707 S 178th St
Omaha, NE 68135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%
Serving 628 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Wheeler Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 628 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 10% in NE
  • : 73% (Top 10%)
  • : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Wheeler Elementary School's student population of 628 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
628 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Wheeler Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wheeler Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NE)
#56 out of 902 schools
(Top 10%)
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73%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
71%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
84%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
0.29
This chart display the diversity score of Wheeler Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wheeler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wheeler Elementary School's ranking?
Wheeler Elementary School is ranked #56 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Wheeler Elementary School often compared to?
Wheeler Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Black Elk Elementary School, Willa Cather Elementary School, Reeder Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
73% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NE state average).
How many students attend Wheeler Elementary School?
628 students attend Wheeler Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Wheeler Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wheeler Elementary School?
Wheeler Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
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 Millard Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 628 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 73% (Top 10%)
  • : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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