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Rocky Mountain Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 

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Posted September 23, 2013

Rocky Mountain Elementary is an amazing school! I have four children in elementary school this year. This year is on track to be just as good as the past four years. The teachers and staff truly care about my kids' education and well-being.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2010

The teachers and staff are so wonderful. The curriculum is tough, but so so rewarding! My children are absolutely excelling!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2008

Rocky Mountain Elementary has some of the most caring staff and teachers I have experienced. My children and I have been in several schools in other states and find this to be a very personal school that focuses on the success of all that walk into its doors.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 87% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
>=95%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
72%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

30 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%
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 81% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Science

The state average for Science was 58% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
72%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2011.

20 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%
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 80% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
77%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 86% in 2011.

30 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%
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 Students86%
Female>=90%
Male80%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant86%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female89%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant70%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
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 Students90%
Female83%
Male>=95%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant90%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Female74%
Male>=95%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant86%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Science

All Students65%
Female74%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant65%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
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 Students82%
Female81%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female88%
Male70%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
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 86% 80%
Hispanic 9% 13%
Two or more races 6% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 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 44%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Music room
  • Performance stage

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Access to sports fields
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Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Access to sports fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Volunteer in the classroom
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101 South Division
Cowley, WY 82420
Phone: (307) 548-2211

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