Wright Elementary School

  • Wright Elementary School serves 349 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Wright Elementary School's student population of 349 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wright Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wright Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1165 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
24%
6%
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White
54%
77%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wright Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.640.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCedar Rapids Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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