Thunder Basin High School

4001 Saunders Boulevard
Gillette, WY 82717
  • Thunder Basin High School serves 1,076 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

    Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
    Total Students1,076 students
    Gender % This chart display gender of Thunder Basin High School
    Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
    Students by Grade This chart display the students of Thunder Basin High School by grade.

    School Comparison

    • Thunder Basin High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
    Overall Testing Rank#266 out of 318 schools
    (Bottom 50%)
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    39%
    49%
    Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    53%
    Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
    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 Score0.240.38
    Graduation Rate90-94%
    80%
    Eligible for Free Lunch
    16%
    28%
    Eligible for Reduced Lunch
    8%
    9%
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NameCampbell County School District #1 School District
    Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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