Wheeler High School

297 Norwich/westerly Rd.
North Stonington, CT 06359
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 328 students in grades 7-12, Wheeler High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : ≥90% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wheeler High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Wheeler High School's student population of 328 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
328 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Wheeler High School ranks within the top 20% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wheeler High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#171 out of 942 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Wheeler High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
40%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wheeler High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Wheeler High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Wheeler High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Wheeler High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
88%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Wheeler High School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Wheeler High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wheeler High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Connecticut.
0.22
This chart displays the diversity score of Wheeler High School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
89%
This chart displays graduation rate of Wheeler High School and public school graduation rate of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
34%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wheeler High School's ranking?
Wheeler High School is ranked #171 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Wheeler High School?
The graduation rate of Wheeler High School is 90%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 89%.
How many students attend Wheeler High School?
328 students attend Wheeler High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Wheeler High School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wheeler High School?
Wheeler High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Wheeler High School offer ?
Wheeler High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Wheeler High School part of?
Wheeler High School is part of North Stonington School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : ≥90% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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