Sweetwater County School District #1


Sweetwater County School District #1 in Wyoming encompasses 14 schools, including 7 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 3 high schools, serving students across the region. The district showcases a mix of high-performing and lower-performing schools, with standout institutions like Farson-Eden High School and Farson-Eden Elementary ranking among the top in the state, while smaller schools like Desert Elementary struggle with lower performance.

The data reveals significant variation in school performance, with proficiency rates on state assessments ranging widely across grade levels and subjects. There appears to be a correlation between higher free and reduced lunch rates and lower test scores, suggesting that socioeconomic factors play a role in student achievement. Smaller schools, such as Farson-Eden Elementary and Farson-Eden Middle School, tend to have lower student-teacher ratios, which could contribute to their relatively stronger performance. However, some schools show inconsistent trends across grade levels, indicating a need for more targeted interventions and support.

Overall, the data for Sweetwater County School District #1 highlights both areas of strength and areas for improvement, with the potential for equity concerns due to the wide disparities in school performance and resource allocation across the district. A closer examination of the factors contributing to these variations could inform strategies to support student success and ensure equitable educational opportunities for all students in the region.

District Detail

 3550 Foothill Boulevard
Rock Springs, WY 82901

 (307) 352-3400

SchoolDigger Rank:
35th of 42 Wyoming districts

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Grades served: K-12
Students: 5,051

Primary Schools: 7
Middle Schools: 5
High Schools: 3
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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