West Elementary



West Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 81
4 74
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wheatland, WY in the Platte County School District #1. It enrolls 232 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Elementary is the 112th largest public school in Wyoming and the 46,670th largest nationally. It has 11.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 232
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,670th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 112th out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 95th out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 108th out of 212

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West Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 117
(50%)
339
(50%)
 Female 115
(50%)
333
(50%)

West Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 192
(83%)
567
(84%)
 Hispanic 33
(14%)
82
(12%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
11
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

West Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 136
(59%)
401
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 70
(30%)
206
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(11%)
65
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, West Elementary is ranked 92nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.4%) 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.

West Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 200
2006 232
2007 236
2008 219
2009 209
2010 194
2011 201
2012 197
2013 194
2014 193
2015 232

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.8
2006 11.3
2007 12.4
2008 10.6
2009 9.9
2010 N/A
2011 10.1
2012 N/A
2013 10.2
2014 10.5
2015 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34
2006 0.35344827586207
2007 0.3728813559322
2008 0.31963470319635
2009 0.42583732057416
2010 0.41237113402062
2011 0.45771144278607
2012 0.43147208121827
2013 0.44329896907216
2014 0.45077720207254
2015 0.41379310344828

Compare West Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
This School 41.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Elementary
Wheatland, WY
Public 03 - 05 232 11.3:1  
Wheatland Middle School
Wheatland, WY
Public 06 - 08 204 10.7:1 1 miles
Libbey Elementary
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Public KG - 02 187 9.5:1 1 miles
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Guernsey, WY
Public KG - 06 131 9.6:1 19 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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