Rena B. Wright Primary

600 Park Ave
Chesapeake, VA 23324
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rena B. Wright Primary serves 381 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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Rena B. Wright Primary places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Rena B. Wright Primary's student population of 381 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Rena B. Wright Primary is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
10%
16%
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Black
63%
22%
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White
23%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rena B. Wright Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChesapeake City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rena B. Wright Primary is Indian River High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oscar Smith Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Truitt Intermediate (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chesapeake Truitt Intermediate Math: 65% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 305 students
    0.3 miles
    1100 Holly Ave
    Chesapeake, VA 23324
    (757) 494-8014
    0.3 3-5 305
  • Chesapeake Oscar Smith Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,068 student
    0.9 miles
    2500 Rodgers St
    Chesapeake, VA 23324
    (757) 494-7590
    0.9 6-8 1,068
  • Norfolk St. Helena Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 283 students
    1.3 miles
    903 S Main St
    Norfolk, VA 23523
    (757) 494-3884
    1.3 PK-5 283
  • Norfolk Berkley/campostella Early Childhood Education Center
    Grades: PK | 167 students
    1.4 miles
    1530 Cypress St
    Norfolk, VA 23523
    (757) 494-3870
    1.4 PK 167
  • Chesapeake George W. Carver Intermediate Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 565 students
    1.5 miles
    2601 Broad St
    Chesapeake, VA 23324
    (757) 494-7505
    1.5 3-5 565

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