Wright Elementary School

1136 Wright School Road
Belton, SC 29627
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wright Elementary School serves 236 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Wright Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Wright Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Wright Elementary School's student population of 236 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Wright Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Wright Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#123 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
6%
34%
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White
86%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wright Elementary School is Belton Honea Path High School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Belton Middle School (6.4 miles away)
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