Wheeler School, The
EMPLOYER PROFILE
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Founded
1889 as The Mary C. Wheeler School in Providence, Rhode Island (Read more School History)

Enrollment by Division 
Total enrollment: 821
Upper School: 372
Middle School: 184
Lower School: 197
Hamilton: 68

Number of full & part time Faculty & Staff 199
Student:Faculty Ratio 6:1 school wide

Percent of Students of Color 25%
Percent of Students Living in Providence 37%

<a title="Campus Map" href="https://www.wheelerschool.org/podium/default.aspx?t=114653&rc=1" style="outline: none; color: #75429c; font-size: 12px;">City Campus Facilities
Approximately 5 acres in the center of College Hill. 14 Buildings, 2 major play areas.

<a title="Wheeler Farm" href="https://www.wheelerschool.org/farmfacilities" style="outline: none; color: #75429c; font-size: 12px;">Farm Campus Facilities
Approximately 120 acres in rural Seekonk, MA; all-weather track, field house with 3 full-size basketball courts; 8 tennis courts; multiple Spring and Fall playing fields

Tuition by Division (Fall 2015) 
Upper & Middle:
 $32,565
Lower: $29,960
Nursery & Pre-K: $15,925
Hamilton: $45,380
Endowment (June 2015) $32,500,000

Need-based Financial Aid Budget $3,677,250
Percent of students receiving Need-based Aid (2014) 24.5%
Average Need-based Award $15,450

Number of AP Exams Taken (Spring 2015)
140 students sat for 273 exams
97% with score of 3 or better
83% with score of 4 or better

Volumes in Library 25,607 books including an extensive audio and video collection; 59 electronic database and ebook subscriptions including Britannica School, WorldBook Online and JStor; 681 e-books on Overdrive and 23 magazines through digital service, Flipster; 17 ipads and 39 Kindles, including 5 Kindle Fires; and 50 Chromebooks for use in library or lending to students

Technology and Connectivity 
Campus-Wide Wireless Network Access 
20 Smartboards Installed in Classrooms
657 networked computers serving 3 Computer Labs, 28 Mobile Labs and 3 Libraries
1:1 ipads in 1st through 3rd grade in Wheeler Lower School
1:1 ipads in 1st through 5th grade in Hamilton Lower School
shared laptop cart in 4th grade
1:1 chromebooks in 5th grade
1:1 chromebooks in 6th and 7th grade
1 cart for loaners and for charging
3 mobile carts in Hamilton Middle School for shared laptops and ipads
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in 8th through 12th grade
 
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COMPANY INFORMATION
Organization Name: Wheeler School, The
Address 1: 216 Hope St.
Address 2:
City, State, Zip: Providence, Rhode Island  02906
 
Type: Private
Number of Students: 850
Lowest Grade: n
Highest Grade: 12
 
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