Velma Linford Elementary



Velma Linford Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Velma Linford Elementary Students by Grade
PK 24
K 53
1 60
2 64
3 56
4 67
5 47
6 57
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Velma Linford Elementary is a public elementary school located in Laramie, WY in the Albany County School District #1. It enrolls 428 students in grades 1st through 12th. Velma Linford Elementary is the 27th largest public school in Wyoming and the 29,182nd largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 428
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,182nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 27th out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 111th out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 10th out of 212

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Velma Linford Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 230
(54%)
1,648
(52%)
 Female 198
(46%)
1,506
(48%)

Velma Linford Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 297
(69%)
2,406
(76%)
 Hispanic 97
(23%)
500
(16%)
 American Indian 17
(4%)
58
(2%)
 Black 13
(3%)
85
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
104
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Velma Linford Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 249
(58%)
2,258
(72%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 179
(42%)
896
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, Velma Linford Elementary is ranked 25th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Velma Linford Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Velma Linford Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 343
2006 333
2007 342
2008 343
2009 358
2010 381
2011 417
2012 417
2013 403
2014 406
2015 428

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.4
2006 10.6
2007 10.1
2008 10.4
2009 11
2010 N/A
2011 12.5
2012 N/A
2013 11.2
2014 11.4
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5131195335277
2006 0.46546546546547
2007 0.44152046783626
2008 0.53061224489796
2009 0.53631284916201
2010 0.48556430446194
2011 0.49880095923261
2012 0.49640287769784
2013 0.46153846153846
2014 0.50492610837438
2015 0.41822429906542

Compare Velma Linford Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
This School 41.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Velma Linford Elementary
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Public PK - 06 428 11.9:1  
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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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