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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Wheeler High School is a highly rated, public school located in Marietta, GA. It has 2,161 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 57% of students are at least proficient in math and 50% in reading.
Address
375 Holt Rd NE
Marietta, GA 30068
Telephone
(770) 578-3266

Wheeler High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
50%
Percent Proficient - Math
57%
Average Graduation Rate
81%
Average SAT
1220
280 responses
Average ACT
28
134 responses
AP Enrollment
22%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    B
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$68,818
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,046
National
$949
Median Home Value
$205,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.38 responses
Poll
63%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.38 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 107 responses
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  • Basket Ball Games!
    31%
  • Pep rally
    14%
  • Football Games
    11%
  • International Affair
    7%
  • Robotics LockIn
    7%
  • Soccer Games
    7%
  • MLK Assembly
    6%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,161
Free or Reduced Lunch
45%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.45 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.45 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.45 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,018
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.6%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.60 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.60 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.60 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,494/ year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.71 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.71 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.71 responses
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Wheeler High School Reviews

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Wheeler is an awful school! The teachers do not care about their students, they are only there for a paycheck. They do not care if they succeed academically or their wellbeing. This school did not at all prepare me for college. There were constantly fights, drugs, and alcohol going on through school. Kids were having sex in band instrument lockers. The administrators did not care about whether a student was punished fairly, they were also only there for a paycheck. The school was never clean. This school is all around awful and I would NOT advise enrolling your child here.
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I absolutely love Wheeler High School. It is seriously the place to be during your high school years! There is so much diversity and all kinds of different ethnics around. First off, the school is huge! It is over 5,000 sq ft and it has new and old buildings. There are plenty of stairs, elevators, bathrooms and hallways to transport where you need. Next, the food is awesome! Wheeler's cafe is divided into 5 different types of shops where you could either get deli, nachos, pizza, and we even have salad bars! WOW! On top of that the teachers at Wheeler are very helpful and considerate, though if you are still struggling with your subject Wheeler does have tutoring after school for all subjects on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the cafeteria right after school. I can't deny, I can not compare any other high school to my awesome Wheeler High!
I was a part of the Magnet Program at Wheeler High School, and I loved the experience. The teachers were amazing, the classes were interesting, and the students there are the best friends I have ever had. In my junior year, I was able to take, in my opinion, the most fun class my school has to offer, Advanced Physics and Robotics. In this class, everyone broke off into teams and each had to complete tasks faster and more efficiently than the other teams. The delegation of roles, such as builder and programmer, was up to each team, and nothing was taught. You could learn from internet tutorials or each other.