Wright Elementary School



Wright Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wright Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 56
2 49
3 43
4 38
5 49
6 32
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wright Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Altoona, PA in the Altoona Area School District. It enrolls 319 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wright Elementary School is the 1,360th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 39,520th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 319
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,520th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,360th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 665th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,337th out of 1,834

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Wright Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 164
(51%)
2,216
(52%)
 Female 155
(49%)
2,046
(48%)

Wright Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 273
(86%)
3,821
(90%)
 Black 39
(12%)
331
(8%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
67
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
36
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Wright Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 247
(77%)
2,367
(56%)
 Not Eligible 49
(15%)
1,612
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(7%)
283
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Wright Elementary School is ranked 486th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wright Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.4%. 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.

Wright Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 404
2006 340
2007 344
2008 291
2009 297
2010 309
2011 319
2012 319

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 12.8
2007 14.8
2008 12.2
2009 14.1
2010 12.8
2011 15.1
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83415841584158
2006 0.85882352941176
2007 0.8546511627907
2008 0.88659793814433
2009 0.87542087542088
2010 0.85760517799353
2011 0.85579937304075
2012 0.84639498432602

Compare Wright Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 84.6%
 

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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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