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Riverton Middle School

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Posted July 10, 2008

This school dosent offer many opportunities for children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 17, 2005

it is great here! my kids love it adn they have learned so much! they're knowledge or technology has gone up 100%! especailly my youngest, who is now an honor roll student since we moved here! the math program is great and both of my kids are so much more involved in the community and with their peers! we love it here! the counselors were great for my daughter also (if all you moms out there know what i mean)! im so happy for my kids! they are so happy here! plus, once you talk to mrs mowry, the pricipal, you'll be hooked! shes great with the students and the student council has so many different acticities so that the kids have a variety of things to get into; dances, carnivals. plus theere are things like builders club and lights on and study hall. its great, you'll love it! thanks
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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.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

190 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%
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.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 72% in 2011.

200 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%
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.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
51%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 83% in 2011.

190 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 Students82%
Female85%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
Native American56%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant82%
Academically gifted>=90%
Non-Gifted81%

Reading

All Students75%
Female79%
Male70%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
Native American56%
White77%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities39%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant75%
Academically gifted>=90%
Non-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 Students76%
Female73%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
Native American64%
White78%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant76%
Academically gifted>=90%
Non-Gifted74%

Reading

All Students67%
Female73%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
Native American52%
White70%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant67%
Academically gifted>=90%
Non-Gifted65%
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 Students77%
Female76%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
Native American52%
White82%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant77%
Academically gifted>=95%
Non-Gifted73%

Reading

All Students74%
Female81%
Male68%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
Native American56%
White78%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities41%
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant74%
Academically gifted>=95%
Non-Gifted70%

Science

All Students47%
Female49%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
Native American11%
White54%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities24%
Students without disabilities49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant47%
Academically gifted>=95%
Non-Gifted38%
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 76% 80%
American Indian/Alaska Native 15% 3%
Hispanic 6% 13%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 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 50%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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840 Major Ave
Riverton, WY 82501
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