Desert View Elementary School

  • Desert View Elementary School serves 308 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Desert View Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Desert View Elementary School's student population of 308 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Desert View Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Desert View Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank#177 out of 318 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
33%
14%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
63%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSweetwater County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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