Charles Wright Elementary School

900 E. 20th St.
Merced, CA 95340
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Charles Wright Elementary School serves 534 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Charles Wright Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Charles Wright Elementary School's student population of 534 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Charles Wright Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Charles Wright Elementary School is 0.47, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7458 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
71%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
15%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerced City Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Charles Wright Elementary School is Independence High (alternative) (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Herbert Hoover Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ada Givens Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Merced Herbert Hoover Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 578 students
    0.5 miles
    800 E. 26th St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6631
    0.5 7-8 578
  • Merced Ada Givens Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 564 students
    0.7 miles
    2900 Green St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6610
    0.7 K-6 564
  • Merced Independence High (alternative) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 47 students
    0.7 miles
    1900 G St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 325-1600
    0.7 9-12 47
  • Merced Sequoia High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 101 students
    0.7 miles
    1900 G St.
    Merced, CA 95344
    (209) 385-8950
    0.7 9-12 101
  • Merced Yosemite High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 312 students
    0.7 miles
    1900 G St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 325-1600
    0.7 9-12 312

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