Welcome to Our District
Welcome and thank you for visiting Sweetwater County School District No. 2 web site. Our public schools are the heart of our community and we employ very talented and student-oriented teachers, administrators and staff. They are all committed to making our entire District the best that it can be, and look forward to working with both the parents and students who enter our doors.
The District comprises an area of 5,250 square miles and is located in Green River, which has a population of approximately 14,000. The District offers a comprehensive educational program for grades kindergarten through 12th and is both North Central Association and Wyoming State board of Education accredited.
The District operates Green River High School (grades 9-12), Expedition Academy Alternative High School (grades 10-12), Lincoln Middle School (grades 7-8), and Monroe Intermediate School (grades 5-6). The District also maintains four elementary schools within the city limits (Harrison, Jackson, Truman and Washington) and three rural schools (Granger, McKinnon and Thoman Ranch). The total enrollment as of the end of the 2008-2009 school year was 2,613.
Green River's population is approximately 14,000. Trona mining, natural gas production and the railroad are still the major employers in the area. The area is constantly changing with the introduction of new businesses and the community works hard at maintaining its timeless and peaceful setting.
We invite you to browse our website to view the various events, programs and activities that the District has to offer students. For more information and answers to questions, please call the District's Central Office at 307-872-5500.
Our vision for Sweetwater County School District #2 students, parents, staff, and community members is to collaborate and provide a premier educational experience that creates a foundation for personal success in the 21st century.
Our mission is to be an exemplary student-focused community committed to challenging students to reach their full potential
Students will be accountable for their academic achievement.
Students will engage in the learning process.
Students will ensure a safe and orderly environment by demonstrating appropriate behavior.
Staff will ensure a safe and orderly environment.
Staff will engage students in the learning process.
Staff will commit to continual improvement.
Parents will actively support their children's educational experience.
Parents will support a safe and orderly school environment.
The Community will foster partnerships to enhance the educational experience.
Focus Area: Student Achievement
Goals: Improve attendance
Improve graduation rates
Improve student scores on district, state and national assessments.
Focus Area: Safety
Goals: Continue implementation of anti-bullying program.
Reduce the number of state reportable disciplinary behaviors.
Continue implementation of school and district crisis management and safety procedures.
Focus Area: Stakeholder Communications and Relationships
Goals: Improve our student transition process.
Improve communications with our internal and external stakeholders.
Share student achievement data with our stakeholders.