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Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Wyoming School Districts by City
Number Of Students 94,067
Number Of Wyoming Schools 371
Number Of Wyoming School Districts 60
Spending Per Student $18,880

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 58.103520360833
4th Grade 65.6646921708375
5th Grade 61.1084496124031
6th Grade 57.8311441305994
7th Grade 60.1484046576539
8th Grade 53.8867345286416
11th Grade 36.1144956426782

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 53.0196639049721
4th Grade 55.5228184559004
5th Grade 56.3132196666773
6th Grade 49.643248243285
7th Grade 49.5953348887255
8th Grade 47.926046427392
11th Grade 39.5240178361133

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 80.6% 52.0%
Black 1.1% 16.2%
Hispanic 13.8% 25.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 3.6% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 37.4% 50.9%
English Language Learners 2.9% 9.1%
Students With Disabilities 13.8% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 12.36
AVG FOR NATION 16.15

Wyoming Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 586,107 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 5 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.7% 6.3%
5-19 Years Old 19.7% 19.8%
20-44 Years Old 33.4% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 26.8% 26.3%
65 Or Older 13.5% 14.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 226,865 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 9.1% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.3% 86.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 25.7% 29.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 7.9% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,000 16.0% 13.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.0% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.7% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.5% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 9.4% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,206 $865,937,055 48.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $920 $86,539,935 4.9%
Staff $891 $83,858,151 4.7%
General Administration $304 $28,613,485 1.6%
School Administration $849 $79,817,409 4.5%
Operation $1,550 $145,832,243 8.2%
Transportation $776 $73,027,019 4.1%
Other $618 $58,095,010 3.3%
Total Support $5,908 $555,763,809 31.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,767 $354,306,276 19.9%
Total Expenditures $18,880 $1,775,996,436 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%