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Green River High School

Public | 9-12 | 696 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2014:
Based on 1 rating
2013:
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2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
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Posted March 25, 2014

Green River High School has potential; however, I am consistently disappointed in the education that I received there. The accountability of students is not fair, the rigor of courses does not prepare students for prestigious institutions, the educational movement toward teaching character has yet to reach Green River, and the administrators do not support teachers and students and care more about their paycheck. I think that the lack of choice for parents renders the school a monopoly-like power; they provide the only education possible, so it does not matter the degree of effort they put into it. I am grateful for a family that instilled in me a value of education, but am severely disappointed in my public school education. On the other hand, there are a few teachers that did have profound influence because their desire to educate not merely to get paid.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 11, 2012

Green River has a professional and caring staff of teachers, administrators, and other professionals. My kids have gotten a good education and gone on to do well in life due in large part to the quality of this school. Additionally they have some fantastic after school activities. Ones I am familiar with include Speech and Debate, Cheer, Music, and Art but the sports teams are first rate as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2008

I received a top notch education from GRHS. When I went to college, the first few years were easy because most of the info I had learned in earlier in HS. The technology they have beats most colleges! Way to go GRHS and thank you.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 14, 2007

I belive this school needs to bring back tradition! The students need to have pep assemblies, field days, skits. I think getting the students more involved in the school will give them more pride in themselves and the school. Treating students like they are in a boot camp isn't working! The teachers and students need to connect and not see each other as the enemy. Parents need to become more involved in the schools! They are public schools, what you say and think do matter!
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
41%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

150 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
70%
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 Students60%
Female62%
Male58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant60%
Homelessn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted60%
Non-Homeless60%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female81%
Male70%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant75%
Homelessn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted75%
Non-Homeless75%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a

Science

All Students48%
Female51%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities51%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant48%
Homelessn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted48%
Non-Homeless48%
Full Academic Yearn/a
Non-Full Academic Yearn/a
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 78% 81%
Hispanic 19% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 4%
Black 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Asian 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 22%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1615 Hitching Post Dr
Green River, WY 82935
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