Pathfinder High School

863 Sweetwater Street
Lander, WY 82520
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Pathfinder High School serves 52 students in grades 9-12.
Pathfinder 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 23% (majority Hispanic and American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 52 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50% in WY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pathfinder High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for:

School Overview

Pathfinder High School's student population of 52 students has grown by 44% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
52 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Pathfinder High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 311 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pathfinder High School is 0.53, which is more 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#290 out of 311 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
21%
3%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
65%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
81%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
9%
10%
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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 Pathfinder High School's ranking?
Pathfinder High School is ranked #290 out of 311 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wyoming.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 49% WY state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% WY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pathfinder High School?
The graduation rate of Pathfinder High School is 40-59%, which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 81%.
How many students attend Pathfinder High School?
52 students attend Pathfinder High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Pathfinder High School students are White, 21% of students are American Indian, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pathfinder High School?
Pathfinder High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 11:1.
What grades does Pathfinder High School offer ?
Pathfinder High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Pathfinder High School part of?
Pathfinder High School is part of Fremont County School District # 1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 52 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

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