Alta Elementary School

  • Alta Elementary School serves 45 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥80% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 57%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alta Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Alta Elementary School's student population of 45 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students45 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alta Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 316 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alta Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall School Rank
2%
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alta Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
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Hispanic
2%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alta Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alta Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
94%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alta Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alta Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score0.120.27
This chart display the diversity score of Alta Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alta Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alta Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTeton County #1 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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