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Wheatley Elementary School / Lubbock ISD
School nickname: Tigers
1802 E. 28th St.
Lubbock, TX 79404
Phone: (806) 766-1877
School website.
Principal: Margaret Randle
Grades: K-06
Students: 236
Teachers: 27
Feeds: Dunbar Junior High School
Academic Excellence Indicator System report.

Built in 1956, Wheatley Elementary School is comprised of 23 regular classrooms and an art room, a computer lab, a music room, a science lab, a gymnasium, a library and an early literacy room. During the last 1990s, the office and nurse's area have been renovated and the gymnasium and library have been added.

Using grant money, printers and Internet-ready computers are being installed in every classroom and the campus is being wired for connection to the information superhighway.

Students at Wheatley participate in a host of activities during the school year, including events designed to increase diversity and multicultural learning. Those activities include the African-American History Celebration, the Black History Bowl, a Spelling Bee, a poetry contest, Kids Voting and Cinco de Mayo. Throughout the year students participate in Honor Club, Kids of Character Club, the Wheatley Ambassadors program and the drill team.

A display at the state capitol includes artwork created by Wheatley students.

Families and community are integrated into the learning process at Wheatley. More than 26 businesses have adopted the school and sponsor field trips to places such as the Science Spectrum and Texas Tech basketball games. Parents are involved in activities such as Boy's Night Out, Monday Night Football, Mother's Day Tea and Muffins with Dad Day.

The Wheatley Parent Teacher Association is affiliated with the state parent teacher association and national parent teacher association.

For a complete look at the state's report card for Wheatley Elementary School click here.


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