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Wheatley School
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  • Public
  • OLD WESTBURY, NY

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Wheatley School is a top rated, public school located in OLD WESTBURY, NY. It has 720 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 93% of students are at least proficient in math and 91% in reading.

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Wheatley School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
91%
Percent Proficient - Math
93%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1300
197 responses
Average ACT
30
99 responses
AP Enrollment
52%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$220,048
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,327
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,856,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 41 responses
  • Showdown
    27%
  • Day of Service and Learning
    24%
  • ICU luncheon
    12%
  • Varsity Review
    12%
  • Wheatley Idol
    10%
  • School Play
    7%
  • Homecoming
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
720
Free or Reduced Lunch
8%
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$126,128
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.7%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$32,758 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 17 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 17 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 17 responses

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