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Afflerbach Elementary School

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Posted August 25, 2014

We moved here a year ago and my child went to this horrible school for one year. I pulled my child out!! If you care about the education for your children do not attend this school. If you care about your child's self esteem, attitude, manners, being respectful anything positive that you have instilled in your child. Then this is not the school for your kids!!! I only give a one star due to you have to select, but this school does not deserve any stars!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2011

My oldest went here for K and had a great time, did really well in school. the next year they went to a different school and it was so bad that this year I have decied to put them back here at Afflerbach! the teachers are nice and will listen to you when you have a concern. The office staff is nice as well. my son wasnt ever bullied here or teasted or ever got hit from another student, unlike the last school that just turned a blind eye to all the bullying! I hope they have a better year this year then this past school year at the other school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2010

as with most schools you have your good and bad. the good- most of the staff is great! the school is involved in the trailblazer program, which is an advanced learning program. the school as a great principal (wish i could say the same for the assistant). all in all its a good place. THE negative- the assistant principal is rediculous i have had run ins with her a few times and she is disrespectful to th children at times and to the parents. a few of the teachers talk down to the kids and instead of lifting the kids up they tell them how they are gonna fail and that the teachers are tired of dealing with them...
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Posted March 23, 2006

The quality of academic programs is outstanding. The teachers really care about the education of their students. Parent involvement is highly encouraged with 'literacy lunches' held often; these encourage the students to read and share a lunch with a parent. The teachers also teach the children about responsibility and accountability; if they break the rules, they know what to expect.
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Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 87% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
42%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

40 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading 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 81% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 58% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
49%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2011.

40 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading 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 80% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
70%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 86% in 2011.

50 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading 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 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
62%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

50 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
50%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading 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 Students69%
Female68%
Male70%
African Americann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged>=90%
Students with disabilities80%
Students without disabilities67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Not migrant69%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Reading

All Students44%
Female55%
Male35%
African Americann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities47%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English47%
Not migrant44%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading 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%
Female70%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant63%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Reading

All Students55%
Female61%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant55%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Science

All Students35%
Female30%
Male39%
African Americann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant35%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading 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 Students74%
Female90%
Male59%
African Americann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant74%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted74%

Reading

All Students72%
Female86%
Male59%
African Americann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant72%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted72%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading 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 Students71%
Female83%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Not migrant71%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female83%
Male65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Not migrant73%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading 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
White 61% 80%
Hispanic 32% 13%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 3%
Black 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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400 West Wallick Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82007
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