15 Alta School Road
Alta, WY 83414
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Alta Elementary School serves 36 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Alta Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 36 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in WY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Alta Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for:

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School Overview

Alta Elementary School's student population of 36 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
36 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Alta Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 314 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alta Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank
#20 out of 314 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
4%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
89%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 36 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

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