Desert Elementary



Desert Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 6
1 5
2 6
3 4
4 2
5 8
6 5
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wamsutter, WY in the Sweetwater County School District #1. It enrolls 36 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Elementary is the 173rd largest public school in Wyoming and the 55,173rd largest nationally. It has 5.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 36
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,173rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 173rd out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 20th out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 170th out of 212

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Desert Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 19
(53%)
1,732
(51%)
 Female 17
(47%)
1,638
(49%)

Desert Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 21
(58%)
2,429
(72%)
 Hispanic 11
(31%)
742
(22%)
 American Indian 3
(8%)
32
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(3%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
20
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
39
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
100
(3%)

Desert Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 20
(56%)
1,090
(32%)
 Not Eligible 13
(36%)
2,038
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(8%)
242
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, Desert Elementary is ranked 166th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.9%) is significantly 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.

Desert Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 42
2006 56
2007 68
2008 71
2009 62
2010 58
2011 51
2012 31
2013 27
2014 41
2015 36

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6.6
2006 7.1
2007 9.7
2008 7.6
2009 7.1
2010 N/A
2011 5.3
2012 N/A
2013 4.4
2014 5.8
2015 5.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33333333333333
2006 0.35714285714286
2007 0.39705882352941
2008 0.26760563380282
2009 0.38709677419355
2010 0.37931034482759
2011 0.27450980392157
2012 0.41935483870968
2013 0.51851851851852
2014 0.5609756097561
2015 0.63888888888889

Compare Desert Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
570.0% 5.7:1
 
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 63.9%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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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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