Wheelock Elementary School

3008 42nd St
Lubbock, TX 79413
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 (1 review)
Wheelock Elementary School serves 410 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wheelock Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Wheelock Elementary School's student population of 410 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Wheelock Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wheelock Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4757 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
68%
52%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
14%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.500.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLubbock Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wheelock Elementary School is Monterey High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hutchinson Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lubbock Monterey High School Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,120 students
    0.4 miles
    3211 47th St
    Lubbock, TX 79413
    (806) 219-1900
    0.4 9-12 2,120
  • Lubbock Hutchinson Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 854 students
    0.7 miles
    3102 Canton
    Lubbock, TX 79410
    (806) 219-3800
    0.7 6-8 854
  • Lubbock Brown Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
    0.8 miles
    2315 36th St
    Lubbock, TX 79412
    (806) 219-5300
    0.8 PK-5 365
  • Lubbock Parsons Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
    1.0 miles
    2811 58th St
    Lubbock, TX 79413
    (806) 219-6400
    1 PK-5 468
  • Lubbock Maedgen Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
    1.1 miles
    4401 Nashville
    Lubbock, TX 79413
    (806) 219-6200
    1.1 PK-5 401

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