Wright Elementary School



Wright Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wright Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 49
K 56
1 52
2 57
3 49
4 53
5 48
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wright Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cedar Rapids, IA in the Cedar Rapids Community School District. It enrolls 364 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wright Elementary School is the 272nd largest public school in Iowa and the 35,256th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 364
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,256th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 272nd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 657th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 400th out of 723

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Wright Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(55%)
5,822
(51%)
 Female 162
(45%)
5,567
(49%)

Wright Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 230
(63%)
8,104
(71%)
 Black 68
(19%)
1,603
(14%)
 Two or More 30
(8%)
701
(6%)
 Hispanic 24
(7%)
719
(6%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
200
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
28
(0%)

Wright Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 204
(56%)
5,202
(46%)
 Not Eligible 132
(36%)
5,466
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(8%)
721
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Wright Elementary School is ranked 137th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wright Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Wright Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 247
2006 231
2007 221
2008 282
2009 291
2010 295
2011 296
2012 364

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.4
2007 13.8
2008 17.6
2009 15.7
2010 11.1
2011 11.6
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43724696356275
2006 0.44588744588745
2007 0.38009049773756
2008 0.45035460992908
2009 0.4914089347079
2010 0.5728813559322
2011 0.51689189189189
2012 0.63736263736264

Compare Wright Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 63.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wright Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 05 364 17.5:1  
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Private PK - 05 140 10:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 343 12.9:1 1 miles
Franklin Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 643 14.5:1 2 miles
Regis Middle School
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Private 06 - 08 454 18:1 2 miles
St Matthew School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Private PK - 05 279 16:1 2 miles
Garfield Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 263 14.4:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 230 14:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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