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Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts

Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades 8 through 12.

Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Curriculum

The Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts received a Noodle Innovative School Award in 2015.

Latin-Based Curriculum Model with journalism and media arts focus.

Mission Statement

The mission of Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts is to transform students in grades 8-12 into well-versed media contributors by providing a student-centered environment that connects them to the classics and modern languages and a curriculum focused on strong writing skills and vocabulary.

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Finance

Finance

Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 124
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
8 34
9 90

Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts's enrollment numbers.

Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

90% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 98%
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