Wheeler High School

  • Wheeler High School serves 549 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • Wheeler High School operates within the Union Township Corp School District.
  • Union Township Corp School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 549 students
Wheeler High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Wheeler High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Wheeler High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Wheeler High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.31 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 19:1
Wheeler High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Wheeler High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
14%
11%
Wheeler High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
12%
Wheeler High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
82%
70%
Wheeler High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Wheeler High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Wheeler High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Wheeler High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.31 0.27
Wheeler High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
41%
Wheeler High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
8%
Wheeler High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Union Township Corp School District's student population of 1,525 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,360 in this district is less than the state average of $11,417. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,664 is less than the state average of $10,528. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Union Township Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,525 1,465
Union Township Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 81%
Union Township Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $17 MM
Union Township Corp School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $15 MM $15 MM
Union Township Corp School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,360 $11,417
Union Township Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,664 $10,528
Union Township Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  10/1/2013
Any parent would be lucky to have their child attend this establishment. I missed it before I even graduated, and will forever carry with me the lessons learned from the staff there. I miss it everyday staff and all! :) Molly Fiser. Year 2008.
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