Wrightsville Beach Elementary School

  • Wrightsville Beach Elementary School serves 349 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Wrightsville Beach Elementary School's student population of 349 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wrightsville Beach Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wrightsville Beach Elementary School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#41 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wrightsville Beach Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wrightsville Beach Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wrightsville Beach Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wrightsville Beach Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wrightsville Beach Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
87%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wrightsville Beach Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wrightsville Beach Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.230.67
This chart display the diversity score of Wrightsville Beach Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wrightsville Beach Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wrightsville Beach Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Hanover County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Wrightsville Beach School is one of the most special places there is. There is a warm environment that makes all children feel special. Both my children have had great success there. Fantastic teacher. Only drawback. It is very overcrowded.
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The school is overcrowded and overrated. Students are in trailers K-2. Poor leadership. Dyslexic students not given proper remediation.
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