Wilbur Wright Elementary School



Wilbur Wright Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilbur Wright Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 53
1 52
2 51
3 51
4 58
5 61
6 48
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wilbur Wright Elementary School is a public elementary school located in New Castle, IN in the New Castle Community School Corporation. It enrolls 374 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wilbur Wright Elementary School is the 715th largest public school in Indiana and the 34,259th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 374
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,259th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 715th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 448th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 650th out of 1,125

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Wilbur Wright Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 189
(51%)
930
(51%)
 Female 185
(49%)
900
(49%)

Wilbur Wright Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 337
(90%)
1,649
(90%)
 Hispanic 16
(4%)
72
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
82
(4%)
 Black 5
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wilbur Wright Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(72%)
1,026
(56%)
 Not Eligible 62
(17%)
630
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(12%)
174
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Wilbur Wright Elementary School is ranked 300th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wilbur Wright Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Wilbur Wright Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 342
2006 300
2007 287
2008 296
2009 262
2010 313
2011 357
2012 374

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 N/A
2007 14.1
2008 15.8
2009 13.3
2010 16.2
2011 17
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71345029239766
2006 0.74666666666667
2007 0.82229965156794
2008 0.8277027027027
2009 0.86259541984733
2010 0.84984025559105
2011 0.83193277310924
2012 0.83422459893048

Compare Wilbur Wright Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 83.4%
 

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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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