3 Parent Reviews for Velma Linford Elementary School
Linford is a great family oriented school. The teachers are wonderful! They work together better than any group of teachers I know. Everyone seems like one big happy family!
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Posted by a parent on 10/19/10
I attended this school and i am happy with it. I have two childred that attended there and have graduated and are doing just fine. I love the teachers that are at linford they are very helpful to the parents and students.
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Posted by a parent on 09/30/09
Linford seems to be so far behind in teaching form other kids in the district. I wonder if the kids are being held back from learning because of so many special needs children. I would not recommend this school if education is important.
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School Profile for Velma Linford Elementary School
PAWS* Test Scores
Test Year: 2012
Velma Linford Elementary School
Albany County School District #1
* In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing 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.
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Early Childhood Special Needs, Speech/Language Pathologists
English / Language Arts
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AP classes are college-level classes offered at the high school level. Once a student completes an AP class and passes a final comprehensive examination conducted by the College Board, the student earns college credit for the course. AP classes are specific and not to be confused with other higher-level classes such as honors classes.
"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Homes for sale near Velma Linford Elementary School
Laramie schools — Velma Linford Elementary School is located at 120 S Johnson St, Laramie WY 82070. 120 S Johnson St is in the 82070 ZIP code in Laramie, WY The school district for Velma Linford Elementary School is the Albany County School District #1. Velma Linford Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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