Wyoming

College and Career Ready Definitions

Wyoming has not adopted or made available a definition of college and career readiness.

Academic Performance and Engagement Metrics

State-Specific College and Career Readiness Report

None currently available

Additional State Reports Highlighting College and Career Readiness Information

Report Card1

NAEP3

  • Students scoring proficient on state exams1
  • ACT scores and participation rate1
  • NAEP scores3

Sources:

1. Wyoming Department of Education. (2009). State report cards. Retrieved from http://fusion.edu.wyoming.gov/MySites/Data_Reporting/data_reporting_state_report_cards.aspx

3. Wyoming Department of Education. (2015). NAEP. Retrieved from http://edu.wyoming.gov/educators/assessment/naep/

Pathway Participation and Completion Metrics

State-Specific College and Career Readiness Report

None currently available

Additional State Reports Highlighting College and Career Readiness Information

  • No indicators
Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Metrics

State-Specific College and Career Readiness Report

None currently available

Additional State Reports Highlighting College and Career Readiness Information

Report Card1

Youth Risk Behavior Survey4

  • Youth Risk Behavior Survey4
  • Attendance1

Sources:

1. Wyoming Department of Education. (2009). State report cards. Retrieved from http://fusion.edu.wyoming.gov/MySites/Data_Reporting/data_reporting_stat...

4. Wyoming Department of Education. (2015). Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Retrieved from http://edu.wyoming.gov/data/yrbs/

Post-Secondary Metrics

State-Specific College and Career Readiness Report

None currently available

Additional State Reports Highlighting College and Career Readiness Information

Graduation Rates2

  • Graduation rate2

Sources:

2. Wyoming Department of Education. (2015). Graduation rates. Retrieved from http://edu.wyoming.gov/data/graduation-rates/

Dual Enrollment and Early College High School

Dual Enrollment and Articulation

Wyoming state policy allows students to earn dual credit for academic or CTE postsecondary courses taken at their high school, a postsecondary institution, or virtually. Postsecondary institutions in the state are required to accept dual-enrollment credits (ECS, 2015).

Early College High School

Wyoming is not participating in the Early College High School Initiative (ECHSI). More information about schools participating in ECHSI is available at the ECHSI website (Jobs for the Future, n.d.).

Citations:

Education Commission of the States. (2015). Dual enrollment – all state profiles. Retrieved from http://ecs.force.com/mbdata/mbprofallRT?Rep=DE14A

Jobs for the Future. (n.d.). Schools. Retrieved from http://www.jff.org/initiatives/early-college-designs/schools

Career Pathways

Wyoming has adopted the National Career Clusters Framework and is implementing all 16 Career Clusters.

Citations:

National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium. (n.d.). Wyoming [Interactive map of state CTE profiles]. Retrieved from http://careertech.org/Wyoming

Career Exploration and Career Plans

Wyoming does not have a statewide system for career exploration or career plans at the K–12 level.

Alignment Between High School Graduation and State College Admission Requirements

High School and College Alignment

Subject

High School Graduation Requirements

College Admission Requirements

English Credits:

4.0

4.0

Mathematics Credits:

3.0

4.0 (including Algebra I, geometry, and Algebra II)

Social Studies Credits:

3.0

None specified (N/S)

Science Credits:

3.0

3.0 (including one course in physical science)

Foreign Language Credits:

N/S

N/S

Arts Credits:

N/S

N/S

Additional Credits:

N/S

3.0 (selected from among fine and performing arts, social and behavioral studies, humanities, additional foreign language, or career-technical courses)

Total Credits:

13.0

13.0

Tests:

Examination on the principles of the United States and state of Wyoming constitutions

Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or ACT®

Source:

Wyoming Department of Education

University of Wyoming

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Early Warning Systems

Wyoming may have a state-specific Early Warning System, but the system is not publicly available.