Rock Springs Junior High School

3500 Foothill Boulevard
Rock Springs, WY 82902
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 799 students in grades 7-8, Rock Springs Junior 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 43% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 54%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 799 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Bottom 50% in WY
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rock Springs Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for:

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School Overview

Rock Springs Junior High School's student population of 799 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Rock Springs Junior 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 Rock Springs Junior High School is 0.49, 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)
#195 out of 311 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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43%
49%
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52%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
3%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
28%
14%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
66%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Rock Springs Junior High School's ranking?
Rock Springs Junior High School is ranked #195 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?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 49% WY state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% WY state average).
How many students attend Rock Springs Junior High School?
799 students attend Rock Springs Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Rock Springs Junior High School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rock Springs Junior High School?
Rock Springs Junior High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 11:1.
What grades does Rock Springs Junior High School offer ?
Rock Springs Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Rock Springs Junior High School part of?
Rock Springs Junior High School is part of Sweetwater County School District #1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 799 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

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