About Us

The staff, students, and stakeholders of the Converse County School District #1 school district community are all working together to achieve excellence and to ensure all students graduate #LifeReady. The district serves the communities of Douglas, Bill, Shawnee, Esterbrook, and surrounding areas. The systems' nearly 1700 students attend ten schools ranging in size from Walker Creek's four students to Douglas High School's 512 students. The system has five rural schools each serving grades K-8. In the community of Douglas there are Douglas Primary School serving grades K-1, Douglas Intermediate School serving grades 2-3, Douglas Upper Elementary School serving grades 4-5, Douglas Middle School serving grades 6-8, and Douglas High School serving grades 9-12.

The fall 2021 enrollment is as follows:

  • Douglas Primary-252
  • Douglas Intermediate-253
  • Douglas Upper-243
  • Douglas Middle School-380
  • Douglas High School-512
  • Dry Creek-8
  • Moss Agate-6
  • Shawnee-9
  • White-8
  • Walker Creek-4
  • District-1691

The North Platte River and I-25 run through the city of Douglas, and south of Douglas are the Laramie Mountains and the Medicine Bow and Rout National Forests. The Douglas community has approximately 6,400 involved parents and business owners who support our schools. Douglas' primary sources of employment are mineral industries, the railroad, the hospital, and the school district. Ranching is still a prominent industry in the Douglas area. The Wyoming State Fair is held annually in Douglas in August.

The district enjoys remarkable support from the community and works in close partnership with the City of Douglas, Converse County, the Boys and Girls Club, and Eastern Wyoming College (EWC). A number of dual and concurrent enrollment courses are offered to Douglas High School students through EWC.

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