PROFICIENCY 68% 44% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Jefferson County
38%Louisville
47%Kentucky

Wheeler Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in Louisville, KY. There are a total of 679 students and 35 teachers at Wheeler Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 263 free lunch students and 32 reduced lunch students.

Wheeler Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 68.0%, which is 44% higher than the Kentucky average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students679
Teachers35.29
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch263
Reduced lunch32

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Wheeler Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All72%
370-74%
470-74%
570-74%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All64%
365-69%
455-59%
560-64%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Wheeler Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictKentuckyNational
Caucasian 61.6% 48.1% 79.3% 51.1%
African American 19.9% 36.8% 10.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 3.4% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.4% 8.2% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.2% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.7% 3.1% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Carrithers Middle School43%1.0Jeffersontown, KY
Fern Creek High School42%1.2Louisville, KY
Fern Creek Elementary53%1.3Louisville, KY
Jeffersontown Elementary55%1.6Jeffersontown, KY
Farmer Elementary59%1.9Louisville, KY
Tully Elementary68%2.0Jeffersontown, KY
Ramsey Middle School38%2.0Louisville, KY
Bates Elementary52%2.1Louisville, KY
Jeffersontown High School42%2.4Jeffersontown, KY
Cochrane Elementary47%2.9Jeffersontown, KY
Luhr Elementary43%3.2Louisville, KY
Watterson Elementary40%3.3Louisville, KY

Louisville demographics profile

StatisticLouisvilleKentuckyNational
Population15,6254,411,989318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,41810891
Median age40.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%58%55%
Speak English92%95%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%

Education level achieved in Louisville

IndexLouisvilleKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade79.3%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school77.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college47.0%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.0%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.6%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Wheeler Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.