Gerald Wright School



Gerald Wright School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gerald Wright School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 116
1 124
2 104
3 116
4 107
5 112
6 103
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gerald Wright School is a public elementary school located in Salt Lake City, UT in the Granite School District. It enrolls 782 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gerald Wright School is the 110th largest public school in Utah and the 4,582nd largest nationally. It has 23.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 782
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,582nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 110th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 332nd out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 106th out of 611

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Gerald Wright School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 401
(51%)
20,986
(51%)
 Female 381
(49%)
19,836
(49%)

Gerald Wright School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 406
(52%)
21,948
(54%)
 Hispanic 306
(39%)
13,608
(33%)
 Asian 28
(4%)
1,595
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 20
(3%)
1,524
(4%)
 Black 19
(2%)
1,327
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
615
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
205
(1%)

Gerald Wright School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 479
(61%)
27,462
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 173
(22%)
5,555
(14%)
 Not Eligible 130
(17%)
7,805
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Gerald Wright School is ranked 45th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gerald Wright School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.4%) is higher than the state average of 61.0%. 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.

Gerald Wright School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 646
2007 763
2008 880
2009 709
2010 798
2011 826
2012 782

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 26.4
2007 26.1
2008 382.6
2009 21.2
2010 25.7
2011 26.4
2012 23.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.9953560371517
2007 0.4521625163827
2008 0.22159090909091
2009 0.59379407616361
2010 0.48621553884712
2011 0.55205811138015
2012 0.83375959079284

Compare Gerald Wright School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
2,370.0% 23.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 
This School 83.4%
 

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