PROFICIENCY 30% 17% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Tucson Unified District
30%Tucson
36%Arizona

Wheeler Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Tucson Unified District" in Tucson, AZ. There are a total of 491 students and 23 teachers at Wheeler Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 331 free lunch students and 32 reduced lunch students.

Wheeler Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 17% lower than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students491
Teachers22.5
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch331
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 School, 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
All30-34%
350-54%
420-29%
525-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All25-29%
325-29%
430-39%
515-19%
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 School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
Caucasian 33.3% 22.3% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 9.1% 5.3% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 1.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 46.9% 62.9% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 3.7% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.0% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.9% 3.8% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tucson demographics profile

StatisticTucsonArizonaNational
Population11,7476,728,577318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9045791
Median age53.437.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%53%55%
Speak English82%73%79%
Speak Spanish16%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tucson

IndexTucsonArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade85.8%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school84.4%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.8%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.3%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Wheeler Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.