Wheeler School

  • Founded in 1889, The Wheeler School is an independent day school for girls and boys from Nursery through Grade Twelve.
  • Although preparation for college is a primary goal of the Upper School, our program in all divisions is intended to be both academically rigorous and developmentally appropriate.
  • Our goal is to build relationships based on appreciation and trust.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-Based Learning Differences

Student Body

Total Students827 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeWheeler School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 30 / rolling
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