Wheeler Elementary School serves 659 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wheeler Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 659 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 13%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in NE
- Math Proficiency: 70% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 68% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Wheeler Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Wheeler Elementary School's student population of 659 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Wheeler Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Wheeler Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#69 out of 902 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) 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 #69 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 68% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Wheeler Elementary School?
659 students attend Wheeler Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Wheeler Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wheeler Elementary School?
Wheeler Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, 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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