Big Horn County School District #1


Big Horn County School District #1 in Wyoming operates 6 schools, including 2 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools, serving students from across the rural county. The district's performance varies widely, with Burlington Elementary and Burlington High School consistently ranking among the top schools in the state, while other schools in the district lag behind.

Burlington Elementary and Burlington High School stand out as exceptional performers, with the elementary school ranking 17th out of 146 schools in Wyoming and the high school ranking 1st or 2nd out of 80 high schools in the state for the past three years. These schools have exceptional test scores, with 61-85% of students proficient or better in ELA and Math. In contrast, Rocky Mountain Elementary and Rocky Mountain Middle School lag behind the district and state averages.

The district as a whole, Big Horn County School District #1, ranks 18th out of 42 districts in Wyoming, suggesting that the standout performance of the Burlington schools may not be representative of the entire district. The data also reveals varying levels of economic disadvantage among the student populations, with free and reduced lunch rates ranging from 25.3% to 53.1%, and smaller school sizes, which may contribute to the differences in student outcomes.

District Detail

 99 South Division
Cowley, WY 82420

 (307) 548-2254

SchoolDigger Rank:
18th of 42 Wyoming districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 1,238

Primary Schools: 2
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0

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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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