Midwest Schools

256 Lewis Street
Midwest, Wyoming 82643
Phone: 307-253-3500
Fax: 307-253-3520

School Website
Hours: Please see description below.
Grades: PreK-12
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School Description:

Midwest School is the district’s only PK-12th grade school. The student population comes from every corner of Natrona County. The uniqueness of Midwest gives it the reputation of being the “family school.” Bus transportation is available to and from Midwest at several locations within the district.

School hours:
For students in Kindergarten through 5th grade, the tardy bell rings at 8:25 a.m. Students are dismissed from school at 3:05 p.m.

For students in 6th through 12th grade, the tardy bell rings at 8:13 a.m. Students are dismissed from school at 3:05 p.m.

For preschool students, please contact the school for specific start and end times.


Principal: Chris Tobin

Assistant Principal: Ralph Obray


Midwest School offers a half-day preschool, a full-day kindergarten, and first through twelfth grades. The small population allows for a high level of teacher-student interaction. Individual student needs are accommodated through a Response to Intervention tiered approach for struggling readers, one on one and small group tutoring in math, placement in reading and math groups based on skill level, and a refocus room called The Pump House to help students learn appropriate behaviors and social skills. Our elementary curriculum includes Houghton Mifflin Reading, My Math, FOSS science kits, and a variety of supplemental materials to enhance these programs.

Midwest offers all classes necessary to meet high school graduation and Hathaway Scholarship requirements. Students can also take advantage of advanced courses through distance learning and BOCES classes for dual credit opportunities. All secondary students meet with a mentor group daily. Activities include academic goal setting, monitoring grades and attendance, celebrating progress, and building relationships with peers.

A variety of extra-curricular activities are offered at the elementary level during lunch and after school. Clubs are determined each year based on student interest. Clubs may include Wellness Club, Jr. Lego Robotics, homework lab, Drama Club, Reading Club, and a Pep Squad.

Secondary students have the opportunity to participate in homework lab/study tables, Student Council, National Honor Society, Yearbook, Robotics, Band/Chorale, and Fossil Prep Lab at the Rocky Mountain Oil Testing Center.

The junior high program includes grades 6, 7, and 8. We are a member of the Powder River Conference which takes our teams to the northern parts of Wyoming to compete.
Pumper athletics include 6 man football, basketball, wrestling and track.

Lady Pumper athletics include volleyball, basketball, and track.

The high school program includes grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. The high school teams participate in the 1A Northeast Conference. Our teams travel the state to compete.

Oiler boys’ athletics includes 6 man football, basketball, golf, track, and wrestling.

Lady Oiler girls’ athletics includes volleyball, basketball, golf, and track

Preschool is available at Midwest School. Students must be potty-trained and at least 3 years of age on or before Sept. 15.

Identified students in grades 1 - 12 are eligible for tutoring in math and reading throughout the school day.
Midwest is home to a refocus room called The Pump House.

All secondary students participate in a mentor program which meets daily.

Breakfast and lunch are served daily.

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