Wheeler Elementary School

6707 S 178th St
Omaha, NE 68135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Wheeler Elementary School serves 598 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wheeler Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Wheeler Elementary School's student population of 598 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students598 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Wheeler Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Wheeler Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#39 out of 913 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMillard School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wheeler Elementary School is Millard West High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Beadle Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Omaha Beadle Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 975 students
    0.3 miles
    18201 Jefferson St
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-6100
    0.3 6-8 975
  • Omaha Millard West High School Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,516 students
    0.7 miles
    5710 S 176 Ave
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-6000
    0.7 9-12 2,516
  • Omaha Russell Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 784 students
    0.9 miles
    5304 S 172nd St
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-8500
    0.9 6-8 784
  • Omaha Willowdale Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
    1.2 miles
    16901 P St
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-8280
    1.2 PK-5 433
  • Gretna Reeder Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 618 students
    1.3 miles
    19202 Chandler St
    Gretna, NE 68028
    (402) 715-6420
    1.3 PK-5 618

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