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Arapahoe Elementary School

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Posted November 9, 2008

This is possibly the very best school I have ever seen.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
34%

2009

 
 
29%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
18%

2009

 
 
6%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

30 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
<=5%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
39%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
6%

2009

 
 
21%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2011.

30 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
<=5%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2012.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
19%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 86% in 2011.

30 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
<=5%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
56%

2009

 
 
16%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
16%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

20 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
<=10%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
37%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
48%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 72% in 2011.

30 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
59%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
16%

2009

 
 
<=5%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
18%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
<=10%

2009

 
 
<=5%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 83% in 2011.

10 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
45%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

All Students39%
Female44%
Male35%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities40%
English language learners21%
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant39%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted39%
Non-Homelessn/a
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a

Reading

All Students34%
Female33%
Male35%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities<=20%
Students without disabilities37%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant34%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted34%
Non-Homelessn/a
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Wyoming Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

All Students56%
Female62%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities62%
English language learners33%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
Non-Homeless56%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a

Reading

All Students59%
Female67%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities<=20%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learners33%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
Non-Homeless59%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a

Science

All Students27%
Female24%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities<=20%
Students without disabilities29%
English language learners<=10%
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant27%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
Non-Homeless27%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Wyoming Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

All Students61%
Female74%
Male47%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learners55%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted61%
Non-Homelessn/a
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a

Reading

All Students61%
Female68%
Male53%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learners55%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted61%
Non-Homelessn/a
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Wyoming Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

All Students39%
Female50%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant39%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted39%
Non-Homeless39%
Full Academic Year45%
Non-Full Academic Year<=20%

Reading

All Students64%
Female>=90%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant64%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted64%
Non-Homeless64%
Full Academic Year68%
Non-Full Academic Year50%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Wyoming Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

All Students63%
Female57%
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Homelessn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted63%
Non-Homeless63%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a

Reading

All Students59%
Female57%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Homelessn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted59%
Non-Homeless59%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Wyoming Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

All Students24%
Female25%
Male24%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant24%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted24%
Non-Homeless24%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a

Reading

All Students62%
Female75%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant62%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted62%
Non-Homeless62%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a

Science

All Students38%
Female50%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant38%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted38%
Non-Homeless38%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Wyoming Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
American Indian/Alaska Native 94% 4%
White 3% 81%
Hispanic 1% 12%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Black 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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445 Little Wind River Bottom R
Arapahoe, WY 82510
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Phone: (307) 856-9333

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