4001 Saunders Boulevard
Gillette, WY 82717
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Thunder Basin High School serves 1,076 students in grades 9-12.
Thunder Basin 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,076 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Thunder Basin High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 314 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thunder Basin High School is 0.24, 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 1985-1986 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank
#245 out of 314 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Thunder Basin High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thunder Basin High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thunder Basin High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
American Indian
1%
4%
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
8%
14%
Black
2%
1%
White
87%
78%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thunder Basin High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score
0.24
Graduation Rate
94%
80%
This chart display graduation rate of Thunder Basin High School and public school graduation rate of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
28%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
This school is the best. I have been to a low-budgeted school that could barely keep the choir class, this school has everything from welding to acting, all forms of art to sports training. The teachers are also the best and actually care about their students. Trust me I know what it is like to be in this school. I give it 5 stars!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,076 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 5% in WY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24

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