Luther L. Wright High School

Luther L. Wright High School serves 413 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Luther L. Wright High School operates within the Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 413 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 413 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
White
99%
66%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.02 0.26
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
44%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 887 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 887 822
Graduation Rate 92% 82%
District Total Revenue $10 MM $11 MM
District Spending $10 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,609 $11,537
District Spending / Student $9,239 $11,612
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hurley High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wakefield-marenisco School (10 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sleight Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • IronwoodSleight Elementary School
    108 East Arch St
    IronwoodMI 49938
    (906)932-1531
    0.5 mi | 171 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • IronwoodNorrie Elementary School
    650 East Ayer St
    IronwoodMI 49938
    (906)932-3110
    0.8 mi | 252 students | Gr. 3-6                      
  • HurleyHurley Elementary School
    5503 West Range View Dr
    HurleyWI 54534
    (715)561-4900
    3.6 mi | 322 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • HurleyHurley High School
    5503 West Range View Dr
    HurleyWI 54534
    (715)561-4900
    3.6 mi | 298 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • BessemerA.d. Johnston Jr/sr High School
    100 West Lead St
    BessemerMI 49911
    (906)667-0413
    5.4 mi | 205 students | Gr. 7-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 25, 2009 - School leadership is TERRIBLE, bordering on abusive! Unwise, intolerant, and incompetent. Please do not consider LL Wright as an academic option for your children if you value their success. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 04, 2007 - Some good teachers...others are just there to put in their time and collect a paycheck. I am proud to be a Red Devil but I never got the recognition I deserved since I didn't have "the name" and it never helped that my dad was from Bessemer. It's not what you know in this town; but who you blow...starts in Little League, matriculates to high school, and onward in life. Screw L.L. Wright and the quote-unquote high horse that Tim Kolesar rode in on!!!!! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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