Weston County School District #1

116 Casper Avenue
Newcastle, WY 82701
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2023 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 777 students in Weston County School District #1. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Wyoming.
Public Schools in Weston County School District #1 have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Wyoming public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wyoming public school average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WY)
# Schools
4 Schools
363 Schools
# Students
777 Students
92,883 Students
# Teachers
74 Teachers
7,567 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Weston County School District #1, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 48 school districts in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WY)
Overall District Rank
#26 out of 48 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Weston County School District #1, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Weston County School District #1 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Weston County School District #1 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Weston County School District #1 and public school graduation rate of WY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.18
0.39
# American Indian Students
7 Students
3,291 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
4%
# Asian Students
7 Students
663 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
27 Students
13,271 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
14%
# Black Students
2 Students
879 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
704 Students
71,411 Students
% White Students
91%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
146 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
30 Students
3,140 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
673
# Students in K Grade:
53
7,031
# Students in 1st Grade:
61
6,751
# Students in 2nd Grade:
64
6,777
# Students in 3rd Grade:
64
6,764
# Students in 4th Grade:
51
6,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
68
7,102
# Students in 6th Grade:
57
7,295
# Students in 7th Grade:
54
7,530
# Students in 8th Grade:
59
7,705
# Students in 9th Grade:
65
7,748
# Students in 10th Grade:
56
7,327
# Students in 11th Grade:
62
6,713
# Students in 12th Grade:
63
6,557
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,577 in this school district is less than the state median of $28,214. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,658 is less than the state median of $25,759. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WY)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$14 MM
$20 MM
This chart display total revenue of Weston County School District #1 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$15 MM
$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Weston County School District #1 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,577
$28,214
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Weston County School District #1 and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,658
$25,759
This chart display average spending per public school student in Weston County School District #1 and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Weston County School District #1 Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Newcastle Middle School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15 Stampede
Newcastle, WY 82701
(307) 746-2746
Grades: 6-8
| 170 students
Rank: #22.
Newcastle Elementary 3-5
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5040 Us Highway 16
Newcastle, WY 82701
(307) 746-2717
Grades: 3-5
| 183 students
Rank: #33.
Newcastle High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Casper Avenue
Newcastle, WY 82701
(307) 746-2713
Grades: 9-12
| 246 students
Rank: n/an/a
5040 Us Highway 16
Newcastle, WY 82701
(307) 746-2717
Grades: K-2
| 178 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 777 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 50% in WY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

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