Prairie Wind Elementary



Prairie Wind Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Wind Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 63
1 68
2 80
3 70
4 71
5 86
6 66
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Wind Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gillette, WY in the Campbell County School District #1. It enrolls 504 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Wind Elementary is the 9th largest public school in Wyoming and the 21,530th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 504
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,530th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 9th out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 187th out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 12th out of 212

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Prairie Wind Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 258
(51%)
2,726
(51%)
 Female 246
(49%)
2,623
(49%)

Prairie Wind Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 449
(89%)
4,553
(85%)
 Hispanic 36
(7%)
618
(12%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
29
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
76
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
44
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Prairie Wind Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 332
(66%)
3,354
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 124
(25%)
1,452
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(10%)
543
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, Prairie Wind Elementary is ranked 28th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Wind Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.1%) is slightly 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.

Prairie Wind Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 258
2006 254
2007 248
2008 262
2009 306
2010 412
2011 446
2012 450
2013 471
2014 501
2015 504

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 13
2007 11.2
2008 12.1
2009 14.3
2010 N/A
2011 14.8
2012 N/A
2013 14
2014 14.8
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31007751937984
2006 0.28740157480315
2007 0.26612903225806
2008 0.28625954198473
2009 0.30718954248366
2010 0.33495145631068
2011 0.32062780269058
2012 0.32444444444444
2013 0.32271762208068
2014 0.34930139720559
2015 0.34126984126984

Compare Prairie Wind Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.1%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Prairie Wind Elementary
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Public KG - 06 504 14.5:1  
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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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