Sunflower Elementary School

2500 South Dogwood Avenue
Gillette, WY 82717
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Sunflower Elementary School serves 371 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Sunflower Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sunflower Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for:

School Overview

Sunflower Elementary School's student population of 371 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunflower Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Sunflower Elementary School is 0.20, which is less 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
#108 out of 318 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
89%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.200.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCampbell County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunflower Elementary School is Thunder Basin High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sage Valley Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paintbrush Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gillette Paintbrush Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 351 students
    0.7 miles
    1001 West Lakeway Road
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 686-1778
    0.7 K-6 351
  • Gillette Sage Valley Junior High School Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 624 students
    0.7 miles
    1000 West Lakeway Road
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 682-2225
    0.7 7-8 624
  • Gillette Thunder Basin High School Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,076 student
    0.9 miles
    4001 Saunders Boulevard
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 687-7733
    0.9 9-12 1,076
  • Gillette Campbell County High School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,103 student
    1.0 miles
    1000 Camel Drive
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 682-7247
    1 9-12 1,103
  • Gillette Twin Spruce Junior High School Math: 47% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 626 students
    1.1 miles
    100 East 7th Street
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 682-3144
    1.1 7-8 626

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