Paul T Wright Elementary School (Closed 2012)

Paul T Wright Elementary School served 282 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 90-94% (which was higher than the Illinois state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 85-89% (which was higher than the Illinois state average of 75%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Paul T Wright Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
90-94%
80%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
85-89%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
73%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paul T Wright Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.450.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb CUSD 428 School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paul T Wright Elementary School is Kec Central Efe 170 (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clinton Rosette Middle School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Malta Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Malta Malta Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
    0.8 miles
    5068 Il Route 38
    Malta, IL 60150
    (815) 754-2970
    0.8 K-5 334
  • Malta Kec Central Efe 170 Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 21 students
    1.6 miles
    Po Box 263
    Malta, IL 60150
    (815) 825-2000
    1.6 11-12 21
  • Dekalb Tyler Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 253 students
    4.3 miles
    1021 Alden Circle
    Dekalb, IL 60115
    (815) 754-2334
    4.3 K-5 253
  • Dekalb Clinton Rosette Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 547 students
    4.9 miles
    650 N 1st St
    Dekalb, IL 60115
    (815) 754-2324
    4.9 6-8 547
  • Dekalb Lincoln Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 259 students
    4.9 miles
    220 E Sunset Pl
    Dekalb, IL 60115
    (815) 754-2212
    4.9 K-5 259
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