Best Public Schools in Zip Code 82718


Summary:

The schools in zip code 82718 in Gillette, Wyoming serve a diverse range of students from elementary to high school. This area is home to 10 schools, including 7 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools, all part of the Campbell County School District #1.

The data reveals stark differences in school performance within the district. Pronghorn Elementary and Sunflower Elementary stand out as top-performing schools, ranking 47th and 43rd respectively out of 146 Wyoming elementary schools. These schools boast strong test scores, with Pronghorn having 92.2% of 4th graders proficient or better in math and 82.4% in science, and Sunflower excelling in English Language Arts. In contrast, Westwood High School struggles, with lower test scores and a high free/reduced lunch rate of 49.32%.

The data also suggests a potential correlation between socioeconomic factors and academic performance. Schools with higher free/reduced lunch rates, such as Westwood High and Sunflower Elementary, tend to have lower test scores. Additionally, smaller schools like 4-J Elementary and Westwood High benefit from lower student-teacher ratios, which could contribute to more personalized attention for students. Overall, the data highlights the need for continuous school improvement efforts and potential collaboration between higher-performing and lower-performing schools to raise the overall quality of education in the district.








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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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