Powell High School

  • Powell High School serves 472 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 57%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Powell 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22%.

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School Overview

  • Powell High School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Powell High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 316 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Powell High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall School Rank
60%
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
13%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
85%
78%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Powell High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score0.260.27
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Graduation Rate90-94%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePark County # 1 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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