Big Horn High School

  • Big Horn High School serves 134 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Big Horn High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Big Horn High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for:

School Overview

  • Big Horn High School's student population of 134 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students134 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Horn High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Big Horn High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank#34 out of 318 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
American Indian
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4%
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Asian
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1%
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Hispanic
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14%
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Black
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1%
White
96%
78%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.080.38
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Graduation Rate≥90%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSheridan County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Big Horn Big Horn Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 205 students
    0.0 miles
    333 Us Hwy 335
    Big Horn, WY 82833
    (307) 672-3497
    0.0 K-5 205
  • Big Horn Big Horn Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 83 students
    0.0 miles
    333 Us Highway 335
    Big Horn, WY 82833
    (307) 674-8190
    0.0 6-8 83
  • Sheridan Woodland Park Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 319 students
    4.8 miles
    1010 East Woodland Park Road
    Sheridan, WY 82801
    (307) 674-7937
    4.8 K-5 319
  • Sheridan Wyoming Girls School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 29 students
    5.7 miles
    3500 Big Horn Avenue, Po Box 8
    Sheridan, WY 82801
    (307) 674-7476
    5.7 7-12 29
  • Sheridan Normative Services Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 37 students
    6.8 miles
    5 Lane Lane
    Sheridan, WY 82801
    (307) 674-6878
    6.8 6-12 37

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