Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence

1426 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 474 students in grades 6-12, Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence's student population of 474 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
474 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,251 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence is 0.15, 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.
This School
State Level (LA)
#998 out of 1251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
6-9%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
92%
42%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
This chart display the diversity score of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence and public school graduation rate of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence's ranking?
Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence is ranked #998 out of 1,251 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
What schools are Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence often compared to?
Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellenceis often viewed alongside schools like Samuel J. Green Charter School, Rosenwald Collegiate Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% LA state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% LA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence?
The graduation rate of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence is 75-79%, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 83%.
How many students attend Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence?
474 students attend Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence?
Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence offer ?
Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence part of?
Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence is part of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence School District.
In what neighborhood is Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence located?
Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence is located in the Uptown And Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans, LA. There are 3 other public schools located in Uptown And Carrollton.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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