Sunflower Elementary



Sunflower Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunflower Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 72
2 69
3 62
4 53
5 47
6 44
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunflower Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gillette, WY in the Campbell County School District #1. It enrolls 434 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunflower Elementary is the 25th largest public school in Wyoming and the 28,540th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 434
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,540th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 25th out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 165th out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 22nd out of 212

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Sunflower Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 232
(53%)
2,726
(51%)
 Female 202
(47%)
2,623
(49%)

Sunflower Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 366
(84%)
4,553
(85%)
 Hispanic 53
(12%)
618
(12%)
 Black 8
(2%)
44
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
76
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
29
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Sunflower Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 265
(61%)
3,354
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 138
(32%)
1,452
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(7%)
543
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, Sunflower Elementary is ranked 30th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunflower Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.9%) 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.

Sunflower Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 428
2006 429
2007 438
2008 471
2009 459
2010 445
2011 447
2012 393
2013 401
2014 428
2015 434

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 14.3
2007 15.1
2008 15.7
2009 15.4
2010 N/A
2011 14.7
2012 N/A
2013 13
2014 13.5
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36915887850467
2006 0.3030303030303
2007 0.31506849315068
2008 0.31634819532909
2009 0.38779956427015
2010 0.40449438202247
2011 0.40044742729306
2012 0.43765903307888
2013 0.45386533665835
2014 0.40420560747664
2015 0.38940092165899

Compare Sunflower Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.9%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 434 13.7:1  
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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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