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Tongue River Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (307) 655-2206

124 Dayton St.

Ranchester, Wyoming


About Tongue River Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Tongue River Elementary is located in the Sheridan County School District #1 of the state of Wyoming. It is one of 8 schools in its district.

Tongue River Elementary is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in Wyoming, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 252 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Tongue River Elementary is $48,729, which is lower than the Wyoming state average of $59,040.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Tongue River Elementary 252$10,07612$48,7290.19
Slack Elementary (0.01 miles) 5$24,4005$56,0000.00
Tongue River Middle School (0.88 miles) 122$10,28212$53,4690.08
Tongue River High School (5.94 miles) 121$13,4869$50,9710.17
The Bridge School (6.02 miles) 1$126,000$58,0000.00
Sheridan High School (10.93 miles) 973$2,60215$65,5720.18

Tongue River Elementary

Number of pupils252
Funding per pupil$10,076
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$48,729
Diversity index0.19

Slack Elementary (0.01 miles)

Number of pupils5
Funding per pupil$24,400
Pupils per teacher5
Average teacher salary$56,000
Diversity index0.00

Tongue River Middle School (0.88 miles)

Number of pupils122
Funding per pupil$10,282
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$53,469
Diversity index0.08

Tongue River High School (5.94 miles)

Number of pupils121
Funding per pupil$13,486
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$50,971
Diversity index0.17

The Bridge School (6.02 miles)

Number of pupils1
Funding per pupil$126,000
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$58,000
Diversity index0.00

Sheridan High School (10.93 miles)

Number of pupils973
Funding per pupil$2,602
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$65,572
Diversity index0.18
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Rankings within Wyoming
There are 374 schools in Wyoming. Rankings don't always go up to 374 because some schools have missing data.
158thlargest school
162ndhighest number of FTE teachers
216thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
325thhighest average teaching salary
154thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
123rdhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
236thhighest diversity index
237thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.6 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 5.1 hours

Kindergarten: 175 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 175 days

12th Grade: 175 days

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