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Rocky Mountain High School

Public | 9-12 | 124 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2014:
Based on 1 rating
2013:
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2012:
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2011:
Based on 1 rating

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Posted January 4, 2014

Rocky Mountain Is a very good school! Staff actually cares about it's students. We are not Mormon and have had some issues with that. But everything else has seem to out way the religious aspects. I would recommend this school. I would also like to mention they have an amazing program for Special needs kids. For a rural area they are very well taken care of.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 17, 2011

I believe this is a good school for those students who subcribe to the mormon faith, it you are not mormon I believe Powell is a better choice. I believe it does provide students with a good education, and it does prepare them for college. Socially is where this school fails...students are treated unfairly if they are not of the mormon faith. Your administration is 100% mormon and their personal beliefs are incorporated into this school. There is always a majority and a minority in every situation, so it is a very personal decesion if you are not mormon and choose this school. If I did it again my children would have attended a more deversified school, such as Powell. Not because this is a bad school, but because it is very religously based.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2010

I graduated from this school. As a non-Mormon I felt outcast, unwanted and was often friendless. I wouldn't recommend sending you child here unless you subscribe to the Mormon faith.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 18, 2008

Five of our six children have graduated from Rocky Mountain High School. It's strengths are small classes and its teachers and administration, the majority of whom care personally about the students and bend over backwards to help them. However, the school is lacking in gifted student programs, advanced placement otions, etc. Because of its small size, Rocky cannot offer much variety in its curriculum, especially for college-bound students. Such students are also unprepared for the amount of reading and homework required at the college level, because Rocky doesn't require it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2008

Rocky Mountain High School is a great school regardless of what this website says. I have children who have attended this school and they recieved a great education where teachers put kids first.
—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.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2012.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2012.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
36%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

20 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
75%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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.

Source: Wyoming Department of Education

Math

All Students67%
Female61%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant67%
Homelessn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted67%
Non-Homeless67%
Full Academic Year70%
Non-Full Academic Year56%

Reading

All Students79%
Female78%
Male81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%
Homelessn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted79%
Non-Homeless79%
Full Academic Year90%
Non-Full Academic Year44%

Science

All Students44%
Female39%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant44%
Homelessn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted44%
Non-Homeless44%
Full Academic Year43%
Non-Full Academic Year44%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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.

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 83% 81%
Hispanic 14% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 4%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Black 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 43%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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