Prairie Wind Elementary



Prairie Wind Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Wind Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 46
1 65
2 0
3 118
4 68
5 65
6 68
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Wind Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cheyenne, WY in the Laramie County School District #1. It enrolls 430 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Wind Elementary is the 26th largest public school in Wyoming and the 28,962nd largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 430
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,962nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 26th out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 189th out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 30th out of 212

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Prairie Wind Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 249
(58%)
4,056
(51%)
 Female 181
(42%)
3,930
(49%)

Prairie Wind Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 390
(91%)
5,639
(71%)
 Hispanic 29
(7%)
1,633
(20%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
66
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
318
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
94
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
218
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Prairie Wind Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 376
(87%)
4,175
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
803
(10%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
3,008
(38%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, Prairie Wind Elementary is ranked 143rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Wind Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.6%) is significantly 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.

Compare Prairie Wind Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.6%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 430 14.6:1  
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Private PK - 08 90 12:1 6 miles
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Private PK - 08 197 10:1 6 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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