Wheeler High School

  • Wheeler High School serves 359 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Wheeler High School's student population of 359 students has grown by 64% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 76% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wheeler High School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wheeler High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#300 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wheeler High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
24%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
89%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wheeler High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.210.42
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wheeler High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wheeler High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNORTH STONINGTON SCHOOL DISTR School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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