Tongue River Elementary



Tongue River Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tongue River Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 30
2 41
3 44
4 44
5 44
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tongue River Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ranchester, WY in the Sheridan County School District #1. It enrolls 252 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tongue River Elementary is the 102nd largest public school in Wyoming and the 45,322nd largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 252
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,322nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 102nd out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 114th out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 102nd out of 212

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Tongue River Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 138
(55%)
360
(53%)
 Female 114
(45%)
313
(47%)

Tongue River Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 226
(90%)
627
(93%)
 Two or More 11
(4%)
20
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(4%)
13
(2%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tongue River Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 154
(61%)
517
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 68
(27%)
111
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(12%)
45
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, Tongue River Elementary is ranked 90th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tongue River 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.

Tongue River Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 186
2006 196
2007 213
2008 209
2009 217
2010 215
2011 201
2012 230
2013 247
2014 254
2015 252

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.3
2006 9.2
2007 10.5
2008 10.7
2009 10.7
2010 N/A
2011 5.9
2012 N/A
2013 12.7
2014 11.9
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45161290322581
2006 0.36734693877551
2007 0.31924882629108
2008 0.32535885167464
2009 0.36866359447005
2010 0.4093023255814
2011 0.39303482587065
2012 0.40434782608696
2013 0.42914979757085
2014 0.43307086614173
2015 0.38888888888889

Compare Tongue River Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.9%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Tongue River Elementary
Ranchester, WY
Public KG - 05 252 12:1  
Tongue River Middle School
Ranchester, WY
Public 06 - 08 122 12.2:1 1 miles
Henry A. Coffeen Elementary
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Public KG - 05 354 12.4:1 12 miles
Highland Park Elementary
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Public KG - 05 383 15.5:1 12 miles
Sagebrush Elementary
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Public KG - 05 345 13.6:1 12 miles
Holy Name Catholic School
Sheridan, WY
Private PK - 08 121 6:1 13 miles
Sheridan Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 694 12:1 13 miles
Meadowlark Elementary
Sheridan, WY
Public KG - 05 342 14.4:1 13 miles
Woodland Park Elementary
Sheridan, WY
Public KG - 05 316 13.5:1 16 miles
Big Horn Elementary
Big Horn, WY
Public KG - 05 182 13:1 18 miles
Big Horn Middle School
Big Horn, WY
Public 06 - 08 112 12.2:1 18 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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