Wright Elementary School
Wright Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 20%)
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%)
- Wright Elementary School's student population of 280 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||280 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||19 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Wright Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (IA)|
|Overall School Rank||#995 out of 1232 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||65-69%|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||65-69%|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||15:1|
|Two or more races|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Des Moines Independent Community School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Wright Elementary School is Orchard Place School (0.6 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Des Moines Orchard Place School Grades: K-12 | 85 students
5412 Sw 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 287-9700 0.6 K-12 85
- Des Moines Jefferson Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 392 students
2425 Watrous Ave
Des Moines, IA 50321
(515) 242-8416 1.0 K-5 392
- Des Moines Jessie Franklin Taylor Grades: PK | 249 students
1801 16th Street
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 242-8424 1.0 PK 249
- Des Moines Mitchell Early Childhood Center Grades: PK | 393 students
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 242-8424 1.0 PK 393
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