Luther L. Wright High School

  • Luther L. Wright High School serves 358 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Luther L. Wright High School operates within the Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District.
  • Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District's 94% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 358 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students358 students
Luther L. Wright High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Luther L. Wright High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Luther L. Wright High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradeLuther L. Wright High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
Luther L. Wright High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Luther L. Wright High School American Indian Students (1988-2004)
Asian
n/a
3%
Luther L. Wright High School Asian Students (1993-2008)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Luther L. Wright High School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
97%
68%
Luther L. Wright High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Luther L. Wright High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLuther L. Wright High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.060.50
Luther L. Wright High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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%
41%
Luther L. Wright High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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%
Luther L. Wright High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District's student population of 801 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 86% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,742 in this district is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,971 is higher than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District NameIronwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed801760
Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate94%82%
Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$10 MM$11 MM
Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$11 MM$11 MM
Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,742$11,681
Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,971$11,849
Ironwood Area s Of Gogebic County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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    0.5 miles
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    (906)932-0932
    0.5PK-2190
  • IronwoodNorrie Elementary School
    Grades: 3-6 | 198 students
    0.8 miles
    650 East Ayer Street
    IronwoodMI 49938
    (906)932-0932
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    Grades: PK-6 | 341 students
    3.6 miles
    5503 W Range View Dr
    HurleyWI 54534
    (715)561-4900
    3.6PK-6341
  • HurleyHurley High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 282 students
    3.6 miles
    5503 W Range View Dr
    HurleyWI 54534
    (715)561-4900
    3.67-12282
  • BessemerA.d. Johnston Jr/sr High School
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    5.4 miles
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    BessemerMI 49911
    (906)667-0413
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School Reviews

  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
2  5/25/2009
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.
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2  4/4/2007
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!!!!!
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