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Evanston is located in the southwest corner of Wyoming in Uinta County. The population of Evanston is 12,000 and 20,200 for all of Uinta County.
 
The major employers in Evanston are: Uinta County School District #1, Wyoming State Hospital, City of Evanston, Mountain Regional Services, and Evanston Regional Hospital. These employers have more than 150 employees.
 
School Profile
 
Evanston High School, a public, 4-year, co-ed high school, is the only high school in the Evanston area. It includes grades 9-12 with a student population of approximately 800 students. There are 55 certified staff members. The teacher pupil ratio is 1/14.
 
Explanation of Block Schedule
 
Evanston High School is on a Modified A/B Block schedule.
 
Most classes meet every other day for 88 minutes for the entire year with some classes meeting every day for one semester. With this schedule students can earn up to 8 credits per year and have the opportunity to earn 32 credits in four years of high school attendance.
 
Length of period          88 minutes
Periods per day           4
Length of semester     18 weeks
Semesters per year     2
 
Grading System
 
Required courses must be passed with a C- or better in order to receive a required credit. Elective courses must be passed with a D- or better in order to receive an elective credit.
 
 
  Letter Grade  Grade Point  Numerical
 A 4.0  93-100
A-  3.7 90-92 
B+  3.3 87-89 
 B 3.0 83-86 
 B- 2.7 80-82 
 C+ 2.3 77-79 
 C 2.0 73-76 
 C- 1.7 70-72 
 D+ 1.3 67-69 
1.0  63-66
D-  0.7 60-62 
F 0.0 59 & below
     
 
Average ACT Composite Scores:
 
Approximately 99% of our students take this test. Since 2008 it has been a State Requirement. 
 
 
School Year  ACT Scores
2016 19.1
2015 18.8
2014 19.8
2013 19.9
2012 19.9
 
 
Graduation Requirements
 
 
Area of Study Credits
English 4
Math 3
Science 3
Social Studies 3
P.E 1
Fine Arts 1
Health .5
Foreign Language 1
Career/Technical 1
Advocacy 1
Electives 10.5
Total Credits 29
 
Advanced Placement classes:
 
Advanced Placement Art
Advanced Placement Biology
Advanced Placement Calculus AB
Advanced Placement Calculus BC
Advanced Placement Chemistry
Advanced Placement U.S. Government & Politics
Advanced Placement U.S. History
 
Concurrent college enrollment classes:
 
Accounting Automotive
 Certified Nurse’s Assistant College English
Culinary Arts 1 & 2 Computer Information Systems
Digital Photo Imagining French 3
Metal Arts  Psychology
Retailing/Customer Service Spanish 4
Web Design Welding
  
 
Accelerated classes:
 
 
 Advanced Chemistry  Advanced College Prep English 11
 Anatomy/Physiology  College Prep English 10
 College Prep English 11  College Prep English 12
 Chemistry   Physics
 Spanish 4    Physics with Engineering
Pre-Advanced Placement Biology  Statistics
 Trig/Pre-Calculus I  Trig/Pre-Calculus II
           
 
Life after EHS:
 
 
2016
 
40% 4 - year Institution
23% 2 - year Institution
3% Military
17% Vocational/Technical
17% Work/Religious Mission/Undecided
 
 2015
 
43% 4 - year Institution
25% 2 - year Institution
3% Military
10% Vocational/Technical
19% Work/Religious Mission/Undecided
 
Uinta County School District #1 Vision:
 
Our vision is that all students are prepared to meet the demands of 21st century citizenship, careers and post secondary education.
 
Uinta County School District #1 Mission:
 
Our mission is to provide powerful instruction that is relevant and challenging. We commit to provide daily experiences that prepare students for the 21st century, build positive relationships, and encourage maximum student effort
 
Evanston High School Goals:
 
Improve reading proficiency, as measured by ACT (CCR cut score), by 5% annually until 90% is reached.
 
Increase the number of proficient students in math, as measured by ACT (CCR cut score), by 5% annually until 90% is reached.
 
Increase the number of students that are college and career ready in two of the four areas measured by ACT by 5% annually until 75% is reached. Reduce the number of truancies by 5%.