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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • 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 94,578
Number Of Wyoming Schools 363
Number Of Wyoming School Districts 62
Spending Per Student $20,380

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 54.8582615522656
4th Grade 49.1931800173001
5th Grade 55.5441727654853
6th Grade 60.8479662068228
7th Grade 58.7315619732435
8th Grade 60.7344901271879
10th Grade 52.5266219476885

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 53.6515733085518
4th Grade 52.943422112109
5th Grade 55.4445327202509
6th Grade 55.0454690407443
7th Grade 52.2743741865278
8th Grade 54.5170098567935
10th Grade 45.1949822518204

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 79.6% 49.7%
Black 1.1% 15.9%
Hispanic 14.2% 27.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 5.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 4.2% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 36.6% 47.6%
English Language Learners 2.9% 9.7%
Students With Disabilities 14.0% 14.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 12.80
AVG FOR NATION 16.03

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% 10.7%
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 $9,711 $918,478,174 47.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $990 $93,674,994 4.9%
Staff $910 $86,081,487 4.5%
General Administration $346 $32,725,776 1.7%
School Administration $877 $82,911,721 4.3%
Operation $1,593 $150,622,200 7.8%
Transportation $824 $77,954,260 4.0%
Other $681 $64,447,071 3.3%
Total Support $6,222 $588,436,066 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,447 $420,589,081 21.8%
Total Expenditures $20,380 $1,927,505,823 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%