500 Rocket Lane
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Wright Elementary School serves 429 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Wright Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 429 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wright Elementary School's student population of 429 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
429 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Wright Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Wright Elementary School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#762 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
24%
8%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
67%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Wright Elementary School often compared to?

Wright Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Clear Creek 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?

429 students attend Wright Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

67% of Wright Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Wright Elementary School?

Wright Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to 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 (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 429 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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