Wright Richard R School

  • Wright Richard R School serves 371 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wright Richard R School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Wright Richard R School's student population of 371 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wright Richard R School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wright Richard R School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2592 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
91%
15%
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White
1%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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