Wyoming
Public School Ratings



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Wyoming Public Schools

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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

Overview

Public Schools Overview Wyoming School Districts by City
Number Of Students 94,717
Number Of Wyoming Schools 372
Number Of Wyoming School Districts 60
Spending Per Student $18,751

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 58.6654527064954
4th Grade 63.6415446921444
5th Grade 62.1408897377025
6th Grade 58.1474256964798
7th Grade 56.3068871348309
8th Grade 53.9695702087588
11th Grade 34.245144725156

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 51.8841682978701
4th Grade 58.1651955539896
5th Grade 58.5434230263994
6th Grade 49.9622819671432
7th Grade 47.4884070034443
8th Grade 49.056631054131
11th Grade 37.030049626456

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 79.9% 51.5%
Black 1.2% 16.2%
Hispanic 14.4% 26.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 5.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 3.6% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 37.0% 47.6%
English Language Learners 3.1% 9.2%
Students With Disabilities 13.8% 12.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE
AVG FOR NATION 16.54

Wyoming Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 585,501 323,127,513
Population Density (per sq. mile) 6 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.5% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 19.9% 19.6%
20-44 Years Old 33.4% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 26.4% 26.2%
65 Or Older 13.8% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 226,985 116,495,918
Single Parent Households With Children 9.3% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.4% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.4% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 16.1% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.2% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.7% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.6% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.5% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 9.5% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,142 $865,937,055 48.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $914 $86,539,935 4.9%
Staff $885 $83,858,151 4.7%
General Administration $302 $28,613,485 1.6%
School Administration $843 $79,817,409 4.5%
Operation $1,540 $145,832,243 8.2%
Transportation $771 $73,027,019 4.1%
Other $613 $58,095,010 3.3%
Total Support $5,868 $555,763,809 31.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,741 $354,306,276 19.9%
Total Expenditures $18,751 $1,775,996,436 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%