Carey Junior High School

  • Carey Junior High School serves 722 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Carey Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.

School Overview

  • Carey Junior High School's student population of 722 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students722 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carey Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carey Junior High School is 0.43, which is more 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#244 out of 318 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
4%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
22%
14%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
72%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.430.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaramie County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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