Best Public Schools in Dayton, WY


The Dayton, Wyoming area is home to two high schools, Tongue River High School and The Bridge School, both part of the Sheridan County School District #1. Tongue River High School is a standout performer, consistently ranking in the top 20% of Wyoming high schools over the past three years and earning a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger. In contrast, The Bridge School, a smaller high school with only 07 students, has a lower statewide ranking and a 1-star rating.

Tongue River High School outperforms the state and district averages in WY-TOPP proficiency rates for English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science, indicating it provides a quality education to its diverse student body, which is 86.43% white, 0.39% African American, 2.71% Hispanic, 4.65% Native American, and 5.81% two or more races. The school's free and reduced lunch rate is 21.32%, and it spends $15,239 per student. The Bridge School, on the other hand, has a 100% white student population and a significantly higher spending per student at $124,312, raising questions about the efficiency and effectiveness of resource allocation in the district.

Overall, the data suggests that Tongue River High School is a standout performer in the Dayton, Wyoming area, while The Bridge School presents a unique, but potentially less successful, educational model. Further analysis of the factors contributing to these differences could provide valuable insights for the district and the broader educational community.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Wyoming Department of Education.

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