School Details

Twin Spruce Junior High School

100 East 7th St, Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-3144
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-9 797 students 13 students/teacher (WY avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

68%
71%
76%
70%
70%
75%

Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS)

In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2012
  • Campbell County School District #1 average
  • Wyoming state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
73%
73%
77%
74%
77%
45%
47%
51%

Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS)

In 2011-2012 Wyoming administered the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) in reading, writing and math to students in grades 3 through 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 11. PAWS tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wyoming. The goal is for all students score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2012
  • Campbell County School District #1 average
  • Wyoming state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Twin Spruce Junior High School is a public middle school in Gillette. 797 students go to Twin Spruce Junior High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 41% of the 797 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Twin Spruce Junior High School is 13:1. Meadowlark Elementary School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 84% 90%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 0.8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 1%
Hispanic 12% 7%
Asian 0.9% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.8%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41% 24%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    i love thi school it rocks mrs. jellum is one of my best teacher but all of them are great but mr. kline is a great 9th grade english teaher because he is hard on us but is good at what he dose.

  • (9 years ago)

    Twin is one of the best schools my kids have gone to and I really like the teachers. Mr. heinrich is one of the best teachers ever. he really does teach what kids need to learn. thank you.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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