Cheyenne school information

Average Test Scores49%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:112:116:1
Total public schools3127179,221
Total private schools73624,874
Total post-secondary schools4147,963
The Cheyenne, WY educational system consists of 31 public schools, 7 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Cheyenne public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 5% higher than than the Wyoming average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cheyenne public schools is 15:1, compared to 12:1 in Wyoming and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.2% have completed high school, 29.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cheyenne are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 31 public schools in Cheyenne.
  • 88.8% of people in Cheyenne have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.2% of people in Cheyenne have completed high school.
  • 29.3% of people in Cheyenne have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cheyenne

Completed 8th grade88.8%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.2%87.3%83.0%
Completed some college68.0%63.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.6%36.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.3%26.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.7%8.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Cheyenne (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Warren AFB, WY2,43060%21%
South Greeley, WY4,34544%12%
Fox Farm-College, WY4,50539%22%
Cheyenne, WY62,87949%0%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Castro Valley, CA62,82559%20%
Bowling Green, KY62,82445%9%
Greenville, SC62,77657%15%
South Jordan, UT62,75146%7%
Alpharetta, GA63,01360%22%
Cheyenne, WY62,87949%0%
Source: The Cheyenne, WY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.