3008 42nd St.
Lubbock, TX 79413
Principal: Delmira Lopez
Feeds: O.L. Slaton Junior High School
Excellence Indicator System report.
Wheelock was built in 1952. Although
the facility is old, the structure inside and out is in good condition and well
kept, a school official said.
A gymnasium was built in about 1991, and improvements
to the courtyard are an ongoing project.
Wheelock operates a computer lab
equipped with 25 Dell computers. Each classroom is equipped with a Windows and
a Macintosh computers, and the school is networking its computers. All computers
Parental involvement is stressed at Wheelock, and the
school strives to encourage parents to participate in their children's education
with Parenting Sessions and Brown Bag luncheons.
The parent teacher association
is actively involved with school committees.
Wheelock hosts a Fall Festival
each October, and Open House events are held twice each year -- in the fall and
A unique event at Wheelock is an excursion to Palo Duro Canyon for
sixth graders scheduled each May.
Wheelock has an Honor Choir and sixth grade
The school also provides a Core Knowledge program for each
grade level, teaching content rich in historical insights.
The school provides
a Character Counts program as part of its curriculum, and the six Pillars of Character
are taught during each six-week session. The course concludes with a luncheon
honoring a student from each class. Parents are invited and a keynote speaker
gives a presentation during the ceremony.
a complete look at the state's report card for Wheelock Elementary School click