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Posted August 19, 2008

I have seen my child doing very well in school with the well bought up children and the teachers there are very sweet. I would recomended this school for any fun loving big hearted kid. (You would need a big heart because you would have a giant educated family!)
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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

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
61%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2011.

70 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%
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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
79%
Science

The state average for Science was 58% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
49%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%
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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
83%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 86% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%
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 Students88%
Female92%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities73%
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant88%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted88%

Reading

All Students67%
Female79%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities<=10%
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant67%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted67%
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%
Female79%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities63%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant82%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted82%

Reading

All Students83%
Female82%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities69%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant83%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted83%

Science

All Students61%
Female64%
Male58%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant61%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted61%
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 Students84%
Female79%
Male89%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Students with disabilities45%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant84%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted84%

Reading

All Students69%
Female77%
Male60%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant69%
Academically giftedn/a
Non-Gifted69%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 80%
Hispanic 12% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 46%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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201 20th St
Wheatland, WY 82201
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