Area School Information
Sheridan County School District
If you and your family are relocating to the city of Sheridan and Sheridan County, you will be pleased to know it boasts some of the finest schools in the State of Wyoming and the nation. This community is an unbeatable area to raise a family. Sheridan County District #2 includes the schools within the City of Sheridan itself: five elementary schools, a brand new junior high school, and a senior high school that graduates about 250 students each year. Consistently, Sheridan District #2 schools outperform other Wyoming schools of similar size on standardized tests and offers strong vocational and college preparatory tracks.
Numerous Options for Sheridan Students
At the elementary level, class sizes remain small and students enjoy numerous academic and extracurricular options. The junior and high schools field strong sports teams and enjoy strong programs in the arts and vocations. Sheridan District #2 was even named one of the top 50 districts for music education in the US by Parenting Magazine.
- Sheridan College
- Sheridan High School
- Sheridan Junior High School
- Fort Mackenzie High School
- The Wright Place Middle School
- Coffeen Elementary
- Highland Park Elementary
- Meadowlark Elementary
- Sagebrush Elementary
- Story Elementary
- Woodland Park Elementary
Sheridan School District #1
To the south and north of District #2 lies the more rural Sheridan School District #1. Divided into the Big Horn and Tongue River areas, District #1 draws students from the towns of Big Horn, Ranchester, and Dayton, along with many who reside in the county. With its two elementary, middle, and high schools, Sheridan District #1 graduates a total of about 75 students per year and maintains one of the highest averages of standardized test scores in Wyoming.
Supportive Big Horn Community Benefits Teachers and Students
These schools maintain spirited, small-school traditions in sports and other activities. With small student/teacher ratios, excellent parent involvement, and a strong community presence, Sheridan District #1 schools have been recognized as one of Wyoming's out-performing districts by the Standard and Poor's School Matters website.