Wright Richard R School

2700 W Dauphin St
Philadelphia, PA 19132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Wright Richard R School serves 371 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Wright Richard R School's student population of 371 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Wright Richard R School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wright Richard R School is 0.19, 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 Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2527 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
90%
15%
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White
1%
66%
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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
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
7%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 371 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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