Wright Elementary School is directly aligned to District 300’s central mission: to provide engaging and inclusive educational experiences that empower and equip all students to discover, innovate, and succeed now and in the future.
Wright Elementary School is located in Hampshire, Illinois, a northwest Chicago suburb in southern McHenry County. Our school is approximately 4 miles west of the Interstate 90 and Route 47 interchange. Hampshire has a population of 23,301, according to the United States Census.
Wright Elementary School serves 588 students from the communities of Hampshire and Pingree Grove. We celebrate our diverse student population:
Wright Elementary School is part of District 300, the 6th largest school district in Illinois based on student enrollment. District 300 serves over 23,000 students and covers 118 square miles in northern Illinois. The district includes 17 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 3 high schools, 1 kindergarten through 8th grade school, 1 early childhood center, and 1 alternative school.
- Mascot: Wildcat
- School Colors: Purple / Black / Silver
- Year Built: 2007
Maps and Directions
1500 Ketchum Road, Hampshire, IL 60140
From Randall Road, turn west onto Route 72. Turn north onto Route 47. Turn west onto Big Timber Road. Continue past Route 20, turning south onto Ketchum Road. The school is on the southwest corner of Big Timber and Ketchum.