Wheeler High School

  • Wheeler High School serves 26 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Wheeler High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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School Overview

  • Wheeler High School's student population of 26 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students26 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Wheeler High School
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wheeler High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wheeler High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1350 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
63%
This chart display 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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio3:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wheeler High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
4%
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wheeler High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wheeler High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
31%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wheeler High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
58%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wheeler High School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 MO.
Diversity Score0.570.23
This chart display the diversity score of Wheeler High School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Wheeler High School and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
44%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMO SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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