2201 Morrie Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Poder Academy serves 170 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Poder Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 170 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in WY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Poder Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Poder Academy's student population of 170 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Poder Academy is ranked within the top 5% 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 Poder Academy is 0.58, which is more 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
#6 out of 314 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
4%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
32%
14%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
56%
77%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
8%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Poder Academy's ranking?

Poder Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% WY state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% WY state average).

How many students attend Poder Academy?

170 students attend Poder Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

56% of Poder Academy students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Poder Academy?

Poder Academy has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 11:1.

What grades does Poder Academy offer ?

Poder Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Poder Academy part of?

Poder Academy is part of Laramie County School District #1.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 170 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

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