Charles Wright Academy

  • Charles Wright Academy serves 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Charles Wright Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Charles Wright Academy's student population of 458 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charles Wright Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Charles Wright Academy is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#1591 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
99%
18%
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White
n/a
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Charles Wright Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.020.52
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Charles Wright Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Charles Wright Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public Schools Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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