Walnut Elementary



Walnut Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walnut Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 41
1 53
2 40
3 61
4 45
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walnut Elementary is a public elementary school located in Rock Springs, WY in the Sweetwater County School District #1. It enrolls 240 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walnut Elementary is the 108th largest public school in Wyoming and the 46,164th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 240
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,164th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 108th out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 133rd out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 122nd out of 212

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Walnut Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 123
(51%)
1,732
(51%)
 Female 117
(49%)
1,638
(49%)

Walnut Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 190
(79%)
2,429
(72%)
 Hispanic 39
(16%)
742
(22%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
100
(3%)
 Black 4
(2%)
39
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Walnut Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 159
(66%)
2,038
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 69
(29%)
1,090
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(5%)
242
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, Walnut Elementary is ranked 116th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walnut Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.8%) 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.

Walnut Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 330
2006 351
2007 347
2008 347
2009 325
2010 330
2011 340
2012 343
2013 337
2014 339
2015 240

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 16.7
2007 16.5
2008 15.7
2009 15.6
2010 N/A
2011 16.4
2012 N/A
2013 15.9
2014 15.9
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24545454545455
2006 0.22222222222222
2007 0.22766570605187
2008 0.28242074927954
2009 0.33538461538462
2010 0.33636363636364
2011 0.33235294117647
2012 0.28862973760933
2013 0.30860534124629
2014 0.32743362831858
2015 0.3375

Compare Walnut Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.8%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 04 240 12.7:1  
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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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