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Education & Training

K-12 (County)

Number of Elementary Schools: 28
Number of Junior High/Middle Schools: 3
Number of High Schools: 4
2019 total District Enrollment: 15,826
Students per Teacher Ratio: 14.2 per teacher

Continuing Education

There are over 56,000 college students within 50 miles of Cheyenne.

Wyoming’s commitment to education offers one of the highest high school graduation rates in the United States (92.9% in 2020).

  • Laramie County Community College offers programs for associates and bachelor’s degrees, in addition to bachelor’s and master’s degrees offered by other higher education branches on campus.
  • The University of Wyoming, Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado offer diverse courses of studies.
  • The New York Times has listed the University of Wyoming as one of the nation’s 10 best buys in colleges, and the Carnegie Foundation ranks it among the top 100 research universities in the United States.
  • The State of Wyoming has established a generous scholarship program named the Hathaway Scholarship that rewards eligible Wyoming students.

Vital to economic team building, the local community college offers a range of academic, vocational and technical programs that provide a high-quality workforce, including:

  • Custom-tailored employee training
  • On-site training and professional development
  • Employee development and leadership training
  • Professional continuing education
  • Specialized computer training