Riverton school information

IndexRivertonWyomingNational
Average Test Scores36%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:112:116:1
Total public schools627179,221
Total private schools33624,874
Total post-secondary schools1147,963
The Riverton, WY educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Riverton public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 23% lower than than the Wyoming average and 26% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Riverton public schools is 15:1, compared to 12:1 in Wyoming and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.7% have completed high school, 18.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Riverton are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Riverton.
  • 83.2% of people in Riverton have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.7% of people in Riverton have completed high school.
  • 18.3% of people in Riverton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Riverton

IndexRivertonWyomingNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school81.7%87.3%83.0%
Completed some college58.0%63.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.2%36.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.3%26.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%8.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Shoshoni, WY54644%11%
Arapahoe, WY1,54930%40%
Riverton, WY11,04436%26%

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Ontario, OR11,04533%32%
Newport East, RI11,04241%16%
Burkburnett, TX11,04674%50%
Webster, TX11,04175%53%
Ironton, OH11,04977%56%
Riverton, WY11,04436%26%
Source: The Riverton, 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.