Verda James Elementary



Verda James Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Verda James Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 71
2 72
3 73
4 78
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Verda James Elementary is a public elementary school located in Casper, WY in the Natrona County School District #1. It enrolls 445 students in grades 1st through 12th. Verda James Elementary is the 21st largest public school in Wyoming and the 27,391st largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 445
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,391st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 21st out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 200th out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 34th out of 212

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Verda James Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 234
(53%)
5,060
(51%)
 Female 211
(47%)
4,783
(49%)

Verda James Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 388
(87%)
7,977
(81%)
 Hispanic 36
(8%)
1,256
(13%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
305
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
73
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
134
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
83
(1%)

Verda James Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 325
(73%)
5,658
(57%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 120
(27%)
4,185
(43%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, Verda James Elementary is ranked 73rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Verda James Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.0%) is lower than the state average of 40.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Verda James Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 450
2006 451
2007 451
2008 424
2009 410
2010 412
2011 415
2012 433
2013 431
2014 440
2015 445

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 17.8
2007 17.7
2008 16.7
2009 16.3
2010 N/A
2011 18.8
2012 N/A
2013 16
2014 16.3
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22222222222222
2006 0.17073170731707
2007 0.22394678492239
2008 0.20518867924528
2009 0.19512195121951
2010 0.25
2011 0.24096385542169
2012 0.24249422632794
2013 0.24825986078886
2014 0.26136363636364
2015 0.26966292134831

Compare Verda James Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.0%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Verda James Elementary
Casper, WY
Public KG - 05 445 15.7:1  
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Public KG - 08 163 13:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 315 14.2:1 2 miles
Pineview Elementary
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Public PK - 06 300 12:1 2 miles
Summit Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 445 16.5:1 2 miles
University Park Elementary
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Public PK - 05 235 13.6:1 2 miles
Mount Hope Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 51 8:1 5 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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