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Community Profile 
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
2017 18.0
2016 19.1
2015 18.8
2014 19.8
2013 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: 
2017
41% 4 - year Institution
25% 2 - year Institution
4% Military
5% Vocational/Technical
25% Work/Religious/Mission/Undecided
 
2016 
40% 4 - year Institution
23% 2 - year Institution
3% Military
17% Vocational/Technical
17% Work/Religious/Mission/Undecided
 
 

Evanston High School Vision:

Our vision is to provide the highest quality of education for all students.

 

 

Evanston High School Mission:

Our mission is to provide relevant and challenging instruction.  We will set high expectations for students, focusing on experiences that build positive relationships, collaboration, persistence, and that encourages maximum student effort.

 

 

Evanston High School Goals:

  1. Evanston High School will have an average of 21 on the ACT by the year 2019.
  2. Decrease the number of chronic absentees by 5%.