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Powell Middle School

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Posted November 3, 2005

I am very pleased to have done my student teaching at Powell Middle School and Cody Middle School. The learning and school enviroment is very positive, I would want my children attending Powell and or Cody Schools.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 14, 2004

As a student at this school. I think this is a real great school. But there Discipline is sort of strict. Like if a few students does something wrong then sometimes the whole grade the students are in get punished. Other than that the school is great. But they need a little more sports for students. They should let the Sixt Graders Participate in some sports. It might Help our games.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 27, 2004

This is an absolute Wonderful School! I would not send my children to any other!
—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.
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

110 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%
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 76% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
85%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 72% in 2011.

120 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%
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.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 83% in 2011.

110 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 Students85%
Female84%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities68%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted85%

Reading

All Students88%
Female93%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Students with disabilities64%
Students without disabilities93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted88%
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 Students83%
Female86%
Male80%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities55%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted83%

Reading

All Students84%
Female88%
Male82%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities55%
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted84%
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 Students68%
Female75%
Male61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted68%

Reading

All Students73%
Female85%
Male61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted73%

Science

All Students42%
Female45%
Male39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities47%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Not Gifted42%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 86% 80%
Hispanic 11% 13%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 3%
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 32%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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369 East 3rd St
Powell, WY 82435
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Phone: (307) 764-6185

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