Black Butte High School

2410 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82902
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 101 students in grades 9-12, Black Butte High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 54%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 101 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : 80-89% (Top 30% in WY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Black Butte High School's student population of 101 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Black Butte High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 311 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Black Butte High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WY)
#259 out of 311 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-39%
49%
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40-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
3%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
14%
14%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
82%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.31
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80-89%
81%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Black Butte High School's ranking?
Black Butte High School is ranked #259 out of 311 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wyoming.
What schools are Black Butte High School often compared to?
Black Butte High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rock Springs High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 49% WY state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% WY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Black Butte High School?
The graduation rate of Black Butte High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 81%.
How many students attend Black Butte High School?
101 students attend Black Butte High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Black Butte High School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Black Butte High School?
Black Butte High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 11:1.
What grades does Black Butte High School offer ?
Black Butte High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Black Butte High School part of?
Black Butte High School is part of Sweetwater County School District #1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 101 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : 80-89% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

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