Wyoming
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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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 94,442
Number Of Wyoming Schools 369
Number Of Wyoming School Districts 61
Spending Per Student $21,539

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 51.5429845490631
4th Grade 49.5229381084468
5th Grade 58.5281964549167
6th Grade 57.7028445950988
7th Grade 54.4126278935925
8th Grade 58.0155715730636
10th Grade 50.6964353721097

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 51.43820542412
4th Grade 50.9525366161346
5th Grade 53.4345851875739
6th Grade 52.4421334773403
7th Grade 49.2980491964019
8th Grade 51.9795879323819
10th Grade 42.8095537566568

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 79.6% 50.6%
Black 1.2% 16.0%
Hispanic 14.3% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 4.1% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 38.2% 48.4%
English Language Learners 3.0% 9.3%
Students With Disabilities 13.8% 13.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 12.58
AVG FOR NATION 16.50

Wyoming Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 577,737 327,167,434
Population Density (per sq. mile) 5 91
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.4% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 19.8% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 33.0% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 25.7% 26.0%
65 Or Older 15.1% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 230,630 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 8.9% 8.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.9% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.9% 31.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 9.6% 13.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.1% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.3% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.9% 17.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.7% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 8.9% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,757 $921,491,793 45.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $984 $92,961,563 4.6%
Staff $937 $88,469,346 4.3%
General Administration $326 $30,823,010 1.5%
School Administration $931 $87,905,830 4.3%
Operation $1,545 $145,931,390 7.2%
Transportation $808 $76,294,569 3.8%
Other $670 $63,317,005 3.1%
Total Support $6,202 $585,689,312 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,581 $527,035,821 25.9%
Total Expenditures $21,539 $2,034,227,540 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%