Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence

  • Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence serves 469 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence's student population of 469 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students469 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#1014 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
63%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Hispanic
6%
6%
Black
94%
44%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.110.60
Graduation Rate75-79%
79%
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
60%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSD-Institute For Academic Excellence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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