Lusk Middle School

425 South Maple,

Lusk, WY, 82225-1239

Tel: (307)334-2224
Grades: 6-8

162 students

Lusk Middle School serves 162 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the WY average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Lusk Middle School operates within the Niobrara County #1 School District.

Overview

The student population of 162 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 162 students
Lusk Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Lusk Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lusk Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 10:1
Lusk Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
3%
Lusk Middle School American Indian (1996-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Lusk Middle School Asian (1991-2011)
Hispanic
2%
13%
Lusk Middle School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
1%
1%
Lusk Middle School Black (1995-2012)
White
90%
80%
Lusk Middle School White (1991-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lusk Middle School Sch Ethnicity Lusk Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.35
Lusk Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
27%
Lusk Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
10%
Lusk Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 803 students has grown by 113% over five years.
School District Name Niobrara County #1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 803 788
Niobrara County   #1 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $8 MM n/a
Niobrara County   #1 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $7 MM n/a
Niobrara County   #1 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,955 $0
Niobrara County   #1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $19,407 $0
Niobrara County   #1 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Niobrara County High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Glendo Junior High School (34.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lusk Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lusk Lusk Elementary School
    425 South Maple
    Lusk , WY , 82225
    (307)334-2224
    0  mi  |  319  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lusk Niobrara County High School
    702 West 5th St
    Lusk , WY , 82225
    (307)334-3320
    0.6  mi  |  291  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lance Creek Lance Creek Elementary School
    325 20 Mile Rd
    Lance Creek , WY , 82222
    (307)334-3403
    23.3  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Harrison Harrison School
    240 West 3rd St
    Harrison , NE , 69346
    (308)668-2336
    29  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Harrison Sioux County High School
    435 Kate
    Harrison , NE , 69346
    (308)668-2415
    29.2  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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