Wright Elementary School

500 Rocket Lane
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Wright Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Bottom 50% in KY
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wright Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
448 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Wright Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wright Elementary School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
#762 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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28%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wright Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
30-34%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wright Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
23%
8%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
68%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wright Elementary School's ranking?
Wright Elementary School is ranked #762 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Wright Elementary School often compared to?
Wright Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Clear Creek Elementary School, Southside Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Wright Elementary School?
448 students attend Wright Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Wright Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wright Elementary School?
Wright Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Wright Elementary School offer ?
Wright Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Wright Elementary School part of?
Wright Elementary School is part of Shelby County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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