Wheeling High School

  • Wheeling High School serves 1,727 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Wheeling High School operates within the Township Hsd 214 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1727 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,727 students
Wheeling High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Wheeling High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Wheeling High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Wheeling High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Wheeling High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
5%
5%
Wheeling High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
55%
25%
Wheeling High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
3%
17%
Wheeling High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
36%
49%
Wheeling High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Wheeling High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Wheeling High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Wheeling High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.57 0.31
Wheeling 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.
48%
52%
Wheeling High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
n/a
2%
Wheeling High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Township Hsd 214 School District's student population of 11,795 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $23,843 is higher than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,553 is higher than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 35% over four years.
School District Name Township Hsd 214 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 11,795 753
Township Hsd 214 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Township Hsd 214 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue $286 MM $12 MM
Township Hsd 214 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $282 MM $11 MM
Township Hsd 214 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $23,843 $16,005
Township Hsd 214 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $23,553 $14,988
Township Hsd 214 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WheelingMark Twain Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 556 students
    0.4 miles
    515 E Merle Ln
    WheelingIL 60090
    (847)520-2785
    0.4PK-5556
  • WheelingBooth Tarkington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
    0.9 miles
    310 Scott St
    WheelingIL 60090
    (847)520-2775
    0.9PK-5517
  • WheelingJack London Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 638 students
    1 miles
    1001 W Dundee Rd
    WheelingIL 60090
    (847)520-2745
    16-8638
  • WheelingEugene Field Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 625 students
    1.1 miles
    51 Saint Armand Ln
    WheelingIL 60090
    (847)520-2780
    1.1PK-5625
  • Prospect HeightsAnne Sullivan Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 362 students
    1.2 miles
    700 N Schoenbeck Rd
    Prospect HeightsIL 60070
    (847)870-5380
    1.24-5362

School Reviews

2  9/29/2009
WHS parents are not overly involved, but they are involved with their kids' education and activities pretty often. Extracurricular activities are pretty available. You can find almost anything that matches your interests. The debate team is great. It's gone to state several times in the past 10 years. Some of the facilities need major improvement, while others look nice. The academic programs have gone downhill since I was there. The kids either get too much homework or very little homework. They're either extremely challenged in their classes or not challenged enough. WHS hasn't made AYP for the past 3 years, so it's currently kinda up in the air as to what will happen to it.
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