Arthur E. Wright Middle School

4029 N. Las Virgenes Rd.

Calabasas, CA 91302
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (818)880-4614
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Arthur E. Wright Middle School operates within the Las Virgenes Unified School District.

Top Placements (California)

Arthur E. Wright Middle School is Listed among the top 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
Gender %Arthur E. Wright Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Students by GradeArthur E. Wright Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Arthur E. Wright Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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 0.64. 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
8%
11%
Hispanic
9%
54%
Black
2%
6%
White
77%
24%
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsArthur E. Wright Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.390.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Arthur E. Wright Middle School is Las Virgenes Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Las Virgenes Unified School District's student population of 11,360 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,489 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,332 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameLas Virgenes Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    16
    4
    Number of Students Managed11,3601,585
    Las Virgenes Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    59%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    70%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$106 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$116 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,489$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,332$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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