Arthur E. Wright Middle School

  • Arthur E. Wright Middle School serves 875 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Arthur E. Wright Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

Arthur E. Wright Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Arthur E. Wright Middle School's student population of 875 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students875 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arthur E. Wright Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arthur E. Wright Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
11%
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Hispanic
9%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arthur E. Wright Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
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White
77%
24%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arthur E. Wright Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.390.41
This chart display the diversity score of Arthur E. Wright Middle School and the average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arthur E. Wright Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLas Virgenes Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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