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Wagonwheel Elementary School

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Posted May 6, 2009

The best school in town. The teachers really care about the kids. The PTO rocks!
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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 87% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
>=95%

2011

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
58%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

60 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 81% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 58% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
55%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2011.

70 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
85%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 86% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
>=95%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
80%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

60 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

All Students82%
Female83%
Male82%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant82%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Reading

All Students51%
Female57%
Male46%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities<=10%
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant51%
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 Students87%
Female89%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Not migrant87%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted85%

Reading

All Students89%
Female89%
Male88%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Not migrant89%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted87%

Science

All Students61%
Female64%
Male59%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Not migrant61%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted56%
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 Students84%
Female83%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Not migrant84%
Academically gifted>=90%
Not Gifted81%

Reading

All Students70%
Female59%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Not migrant70%
Academically gifted>=90%
Not Gifted64%
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 Students81%
Female76%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Not migrant81%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted78%

Reading

All Students83%
Female79%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant83%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted80%
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 91% 80%
Hispanic 5% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 3%
Black 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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