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Carey Junior High School

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3 reviews of this school


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Posted April 2, 2009

I have been really impressed with the school's literacy strategies classes. My son is in 7th grade and hates to read. He loves his teacher and has read more books this year than he has his whole life!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 7, 2005

My daughter went to carey for 1 year.I am impressed with the staff and how they handle students individually.They went out of there way to help my daughter with problems that she had and put effort int finding classes and a program that worked for I appreciate the suport that they gave both my daughter and I I feel they truly care about there students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 11, 2003

This school has the block system which is a big plus. I think their scores have improved since 2001.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 76% in 2013.

370 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

370 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
69%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 72% in 2011.

350 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%
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 68% in 2013.

320 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

320 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

320 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
41%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 83% in 2011.

350 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%
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 Students76%
Female75%
Male77%
African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracial58%
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant76%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted76%

Reading

All Students73%
Female75%
Male70%
African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracial58%
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities34%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Not migrant73%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted73%
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 Students63%
Female69%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant63%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted63%

Reading

All Students75%
Female86%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant75%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted75%

Science

All Students46%
Female50%
Male41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities24%
Students without disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant46%
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted46%
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 75% 80%
Hispanic 16% 13%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Black 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1780 East Pershing Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82001
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