Sheridan Junior High School

  • Sheridan Junior High School serves 772 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sheridan Junior High School's student population of 772 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students772 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sheridan Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sheridan Junior High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall School Rank#17 out of 316 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
1%
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
91%
78%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.170.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSheridan County #2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Sheridan Junior High School is Ft. Mackenzie (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is The Wright Place (0.1 miles away)
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