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About This School

Wright Elementary School is a public elementary school in Des Moines. 273 students attend Wright Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 67% of the 273 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Wright Elementary School is 15:1. Orchard Place School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Orchestra

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 19%
Multiracial 8% %
White, non-Hispanic 70% 58%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 5%
Asian 3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 0.5%
Hispanic 11% 17%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 56%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Wright is a small school filled with dedicated teachers. Wright is an 'Artful Learning' school based on Leonard Bersteins' learning model. This program is in its second year. Support staff at the school has also been very helpful.

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