Westwood High School

7 Opportunity Spur
Gillette, WY 82717
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Westwood High School serves 147 students in grades 9-12.
Westwood 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 147 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in WY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Westwood High School's student population of 147 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
147 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Westwood High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 311 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Westwood High School is 0.30, which is less 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#299 out of 311 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
3%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
17%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
82%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
81%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 Westwood High School's ranking?
Westwood High School is ranked #299 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?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 49% WY state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% WY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Westwood High School?
The graduation rate of Westwood High School is 65-69%, which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 81%.
How many students attend Westwood High School?
147 students attend Westwood High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Westwood High School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westwood High School?
Westwood High School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 11:1.
What grades does Westwood High School offer ?
Westwood High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Westwood High School part of?
Westwood High School is part of Campbell County School District #1.

School Reviews

5   3/2/2019
This school was the bast one I have gone to and if it weren''t for the teachers I would not have graduated
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Jeremiah55
2   5/17/2016
I don't believe in alternative schools. There should be no alternatives to schools as there is no alternatives to work. We are teaching the students they don't have to comply and fit into society.
- Posted by Parent - ed.ge

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 147 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

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