Wheeless Road Elementary School (Closed 2018)

2530 Wheeless Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wheeless Road Elementary School served 516 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 11% (which was lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 13% (which was lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 96% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students516 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Wheeless Road Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Wheeless Road Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
11%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wheeless Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
13%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wheeless Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wheeless Road Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wheeless Road Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wheeless Road Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
88%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wheeless Road Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wheeless Road Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Wheeless Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wheeless Road Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.220.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wheeless Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wheeless Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Wheeless Road Elementary School is Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Augusta Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School Math: 33% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 403 students
    0.5 miles
    3200 Augusta Tech Dr # B
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706) 823-5580
    0.5 6-12 403
  • Augusta Glenn Hills Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 493 students
    1.1 miles
    2838 Glenn Hills Dr
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706) 796-4942
    1.1 PK-5 493
  • Augusta Glenn Hills High School Math: 2% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 677 students
    1.1 miles
    2840 Glenn Hills Dr
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706) 796-4924
    1.1 9-12 677
  • Augusta Terrace Manor Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 531 students
    1.1 miles
    3110 Tate Rd
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706) 796-4910
    1.1 PK-5 531
  • Augusta Alternative Education Center At Lamar Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 144 students
    1.2 miles
    970 Baker Ave
    Augusta, GA 30904
    (706) 796-4965
    1.2 6-12 144
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