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Sunflower Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 447 students

 

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Posted April 3, 2013

Sunflower could be better. The bullying needs to be controlled and when a child goes and tells a teacher they are being bullied.....they need to take it seriously and not just tell them to "Quit being a tattle tail!!"
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 7, 2008

I have the pleasure of sending my daughters to Sunflower Elementary. I would like for everyone to know how Great this school is!The staff are wonderful and caring. The staff works well with the children and the parents and always have time if you have a concern for your child. In my eyes they have gone above and beyond to assist my children. They have the students interest at heart. Thank you staff and especially all those who touch our children's mind and heart.
—Submitted by a parent


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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
61%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%
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

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 58% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
40%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%
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

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 86% in 2011.

50 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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% 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

All Students83%
Female81%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant83%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Reading

All Students71%
Female69%
Male72%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant71%
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 Students84%
Female83%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant84%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted81%

Reading

All Students89%
Female92%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged>=90%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities>=95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant89%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted87%

Science

All Students55%
Female54%
Male55%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities59%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant55%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted47%
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%
Female84%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant74%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Reading

All Students58%
Female79%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant58%
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 Students84%
Female>=90%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant84%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female89%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant82%
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 88% 80%
Hispanic 10% 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 40%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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