Top 10 Best Gillette Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 7,969 students in Gillette, WY (there are 3 private schools, serving 293 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Gillette, WY are educated in public schools (compared to the WY state average of 97%).
The top ranked public schools in Gillette, WY are Stocktrail Elementary School, Wagonwheel Elementary School and Pronghorn Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Gillette, WY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Wyoming public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Gillette have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Wyoming public schools.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wyoming public school average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Gillette, WY (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Stocktrail Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Stocktrail Avenue
Gillette, WY 82718
(307) 686-8215
Grades: K-6
| 389 students
Rank: #22.
Wagonwheel Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
800 Hemlock
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 686-1060
Grades: PK-6
| 232 students
Rank: #33.
Pronghorn Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3005 Oakcrest Drive
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-1676
Grades: K-6
| 366 students
Rank: #44.
Sunflower Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2500 South Dogwood Avenue
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 686-0631
Grades: K-6
| 307 students
Rank: #55.
Paintbrush Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1001 West Lakeway Road
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 686-1778
Grades: K-6
| 323 students
Rank: #66.
Meadowlark Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
816 East 7th Street
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-4740
Grades: K-6
| 210 students
Rank: #77.
Prairie Wind Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Overdale Drive
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-7289
Grades: K-6
| 302 students
Rank: #88.
Sage Valley Junior High School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1000 West Lakeway Road
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-2225
Grades: 7-8
| 690 students
Rank: #99.
Recluse School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
31 Greenough Road
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-9612
Grades: K-8
| 15 students
Rank: #1010.
Rawhide Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Prospector Parkway
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-0774
Grades: K-6
| 327 students
Rank: #1111.
Buffalo Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4501 Tanner Drive
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 686-3058
Grades: K-6
| 424 students
Rank: #1212.
Twin Spruce Junior High School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 East 7th Street
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-3144
Grades: 7-8
| 688 students
Rank: #1313.
Lakeview Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1017 Gabriel Drive
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-7293
Grades: K-6
| 396 students
Rank: #1414.
Conestoga Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4901 Sleepy Hollow Boulevard
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 686-2373
Grades: K-6
| 381 students
Rank: #1515.
Thunder Basin High School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4001 Saunders Boulevard
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 687-7733
Grades: 9-12
| 1,180 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
4-j Elementary School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2830 Highway 50a
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-3076
Grades: K-6
| 42 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Hillcrest Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 South Butler Spaeth Road
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-7291
Grades: K-6
| 386 students
Rank: #1818.
Campbell County High School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Camel Drive
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-7247
Grades: 9-12
| 1,152 students
Rank: #1919.
Westwood High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7 Opportunity Spur
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-9809
Grades: 9-12
| 147 students
Rank: n/an/a
Powder River Basin Children's Center
Special Education School
410 N Miller Ave
Gillette, WY 82716
(307) 682-0231
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Youth Emergency Services Inc.
Alternative School
905 N. Gurley Ave.
Gillette, WY 82716
(307) 686-0669
Grades: 7-12
| 12 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Gillette, WY?
The top ranked public schools in Gillette, WY include Stocktrail Elementary School, Wagonwheel Elementary School and Pronghorn Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Gillette, WY?
21 public schools are located in Gillette, WY.
What percentage of students in Gillette, WY go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Gillette, WY are educated in public schools (compared to the WY state average of 97%).
What is the racial composition of students in Gillette, WY?
Gillette, WY public schools minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wyoming public schools average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

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