Poison Spider Elementary School

  • Poison Spider Elementary School serves 175 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22%.

School Overview

  • Poison Spider Elementary School's student population of 175 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poison Spider Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poison Spider Elementary School is 0.11, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall School Rank#283 out of 316 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
94%
78%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poison Spider Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score0.110.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNatrona County #1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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I have taught at Poison Spider for 21 years. I am constantly impressed with our students' kindness, work ethic and overall behavior. Whenever we take our kids on field trips, we get complements on their outstanding behavior. The teachers all go above and beyond the call of duty to make sure every child learns and achieves. We will be getting a brand new building next year! We are all very excited.
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