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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.

 

Grade Point

Numerical

A

=

4.0

A

=

93-100

A-

=

3.7

A-

=

90-92

B+

=

3.3

B+

=

87-89

B

=

3.0

B

=

83-86

B-

=

2.7

B-

=

80-82

C+

=

2.3

C+

=

77-79

C

=

2.0

C

=

73-76

C-

=

1.7

C-

=

70-72

D+

=

1.3

D+

=

67-69

D

=

1.0

D

=

63-66

D-

=

0.7

D-

=

60-62

F

=

0.0

F

=

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

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

19.0

18.0

19.1

18.8

19.8 

 

Graduation Requirements of Evanston High School

Area of Study

Credits

English

4.0

Math

3.0

Science

3.0

Social Studies

3.0

P.E.

1.0

Fine Arts

1.0

Health

.5

Foreign Language

1.0

Career/Technical

1.0

Advocacy

1.0

Electives

10.5

Total Credits

29.0

 

Advanced Placement classes at Evanston High School

Advanced Placement Art

Advanced Placement Biology

Advanced Placement Calculus AB

Advanced Placement Calculus BC

Advanced Placement Chemistry

Advanced Placement Statistics

Advanced Placement U.S. Government & Politics

Advanced Placement U.S. History

Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition

 

Concurrent college enrollment classes at Evanston High School

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 at Evanston High School

Advanced Chemistry

Advanced College Prep English 11

Anatomy/Physiology

College Prep English 10

College Prep English 11

College Prep English 12

Chemistry

Physics

Pre Advanced Placement Biology

Pre Advanced Placement English

Spanish 4

Statistics

Trig/Pre-Calculus I

Trig/Pre-Calculus II

 

Life after Evanston High School

2018

 

2017

 

 

 

25%

2-year Institution

23%

2-year Institution

 

 

41%

4-year Institution

40%

4-year Institution

 

 

4%

Military

3%

Military

 

 

5%

Vocational/Technical

17%

Vocational/Technical

 

 

25%

Work/Religious Mission/Undecided

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:

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