Lander school information

IndexLanderWyomingNational
Average Test Scores57%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:112:116:1
Total public schools827179,221
Total private schools13624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a147,963
The Lander, WY educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lander public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 20% higher than than the Wyoming average and 15% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lander public schools is 13:1, compared to 12:1 in Wyoming and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.8% have completed high school, 31.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lander are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Lander.
  • 89.3% of people in Lander have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.8% of people in Lander have completed high school.
  • 31.5% of people in Lander have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lander

IndexLanderWyomingNational
Completed 8th grade89.3%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%87.3%83.0%
Completed some college62.3%63.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.8%36.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.5%26.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.0%8.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lander (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arapahoe, WY1,54930%40%
Fort Washakie, WY1,87326%47%
Ethete, WY1,75112%76%
Lander, WY7,74457%15%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Three Rivers, MI7,74344%11%
Quincy, FL7,74336%27%
Wading River, NY7,74252%6%
Princeton, IL7,74133%34%
Westphalia, MD7,73535%28%
Lander, WY7,74457%15%
Source: The Lander, WY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.