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Wright Admission Process: Wright is a Magnet school and offers 6th through 8th grade enrollments. The lottery process is for 6th grade only, 7th and 8th grade students can apply separately to be added to the grade-level wait list. The requirements for admission into Wright Middle school are that a student lives within Elementary Schools feeding into West High. A lottery will be conducted if interest in attendance at the Magnet school exceeds the authorized student enrollment.


Weighing of the Lottery: The top 80 students in the 5th grade are selected from the Elementary attendance area feeding into West High, the remaining students are waitlisted in order of applying. Applicants outside of the qualifying Elementary footprint are held out of lottery and put at the bottom of the 


Tier 1: Applicants with a sibling attending Wright Middle School and reside in an Elementary footprint that feeds into West High att area.
Tier 2: The student resides in an Elementary footprint that feeds into West attendance area.
Tier 3: Children of a current Wright staff member.  (Employed during the application window and continuing to next year.)
Wait Listed: Student resides outside of the Elementary footprint that feeds into West attendance area.
Wait Lists roll to the next school year through the end of 8th grade year


To apply for the Middle School Lottery, click to complete the application


Lottery Application Timelines:

  • December 4th - Lottery opens 8:00am. 
  • January 16th - Open House at Wright.
  • January 31st - Lottery closes 4:00pm. 
  • February 19th - Lottery results mailed to families this week. 
  • February 28th - Accept or decline Confirmation due to schools from families.


2017-18 Wait List Information:

2018-19 School Year Wait List form

Anyone interested in information for the 2017-18 School Year should contact Wright Middle  office at 204-1342.


Not currently a student in MMSD:

All Lottery applications need a student ID number issued by Madison Schools

To apply to Wright Middle, every applicant needs a Madison Schools student ID number. Proceed to the online lottery application if your student has a student ID number issued by Madison Schools. Any student without a Madison School District issued student ID number, will need to complete the following abbreviated enrollment questionnaire before applying to Wright Middle. Please provide a valid email address in the questionnaire.

Once the questionnaire is completed, the Madison Enrollment office will process the student information and issue a student ID number. The Enrollment office will email parents/guardians within 1-2 business days. The email will include the link to the Online application, the student ID number, and the parent/guardian's Infinite Campus parent portal username and password.


How to retrieve your Infinite Campus parent portal Username and Password.

Current MMSD parents/guardians can complete the application for Wright Middle using their Infinite Campus parent portal username and password. Click here to retrieve your username and password via email.



Click here to learn more about other Middle School Lotteries.  

Call the Enrollment Office if you have any questions, at (608) 663-4957