Sheridan Junior High School

500 Lewis Street
Sheridan, WY 82801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Sheridan Junior High School serves 814 students in grades 6-8.
Sheridan Junior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sheridan Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for:

School Overview

Sheridan Junior High School's student population of 814 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students814 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Sheridan Junior High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sheridan Junior High School is 0.15, which is less 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
#20 out of 318 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
4%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
92%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.150.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSheridan County School District #2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sheridan Junior High School is John C. Schiffer Collaborative School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is The Wright Place (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sheridan John C. Schiffer Collaborative School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 55 students
    0.1 miles
    3059 Coffeen Ave, Science Cent
    Sheridan, WY 82801
    (307) 673-8730
    0.1 9-12 55
  • Sheridan The Wright Place Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 18 students
    0.1 miles
    500 Lewis St
    Sheridan, WY 82801
    (307) 673-8730
    0.1 6-8 18
  • Sheridan Meadowlark Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 336 students
    0.6 miles
    1410 Desmet Ave
    Sheridan, WY 82801
    (307) 672-3786
    0.6 K-5 336
  • Sheridan Sagebrush Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 326 students
    1.0 miles
    1685 Hillpond Drive
    Sheridan, WY 82801
    (307) 672-9059
    1 K-5 326
  • Sheridan Sheridan High School Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 944 students
    1.1 miles
    1056 Long Drive
    Sheridan, WY 82801
    (307) 672-2495
    1.1 9-12 944

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