Wright Elementary School

5001 Sw 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50315 | (515) 242-8442
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 252
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 252 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: David Lingwall
  • Fax: (515) 285-6247
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 252
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 133 (52.8%)
  • Females: 119 (47.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 32 (12.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 120 (47.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 152 (60.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Wright Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian72.8%
Black135.2%
Asian83.2%
Hispanic259.9%
White17870.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Wright Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten4718.7%
1st Grade4216.7%
2nd Grade4618.3%
3rd Grade4015.9%
4th Grade4317.1%
5th Grade3413.5%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 53%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:47%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 18 Years
  • Average Salary: $49,716
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Wright Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,09720%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$53,12180%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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