Desert Middle School

  • Desert Middle School serves 6 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Desert Middle School's student population of 6 students has declined by 50% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students6 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Desert Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)≥50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Desert Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)≥50%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Desert Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio6:113:1
American Indian
n/a
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
50%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
50%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Desert Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score0.510.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
50%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Desert Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSweetwater County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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