School Details

Wheeler High School

318 Cr 5011, Wheeler, MS 38880
(662) 365-2629
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-12 & ungraded 220 students 13 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

55%
53%
59%
75%
67%
67%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Prentiss Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

63%
56%
59%
73%
61%
69%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Prentiss Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

72%
64%
59%
45%
71%
64%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
75%
80%
63%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Prentiss Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

58%
56%
57%
36%
60%
63%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Prentiss Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

60%
64%
63%
57%
73%
66%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
98%
97%
93%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Prentiss Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

42%
60%
55%
70%
77%
73%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
66%
72%
64%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Prentiss Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
98%
97%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Prentiss Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
87%
78%
83%
71%
63%
73%
71%
59%
70%
68%
62%

Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP) to test students in English II, writing, algebra I, biology I and U.S. history at the completion of each course. Students must pass all parts of the SATP in order to graduate from high school. The SATP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to pass the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Prentiss Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Wheeler High School is a public high school. 220 students attend Wheeler High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 68% of the 220 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Wheeler High School is 13:1. Baldwyn High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 87% 93%
Black, non-Hispanic 12% 5%
Multiracial 0.9% 1%
Hispanic 0.5% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 68% 73%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Excellent Great Teachers My child has a great respect and love for her teachers. I think that is one of the most important factors to learning. Our child has been on the superintendent list since kindergarten.

  • (5 years ago)

    Excellent School! Teachers take seriously the success of their students. This school has extremely high test scores in Math and scores well in standardized tests. Very friendly and safe environment. Extremely happy with Wheeler School!

  • (5 years ago)

    GREAT School! The Principal and Teachers establish high expectations for academics and behavior. They care for and support students personally. Students feel safe when they are dropped off at school. We are very happy with the school overall.

  • (5 years ago)

    GREAT School! The Principal and Teachers establish high expectations for academics and behavior. They care for and support students personally. Students feel safe when they are dropped off at school the campus is tidy the restrooms and cafeteria are kept clean. Very happy with the school overall.

  • (7 years ago)

    It's a great school for kids like me.It has lots of activities for us and great teachers

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Overall score

(based on 11 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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