Education 2017-09-05T11:59:34+00:00


K-12 Education

Sheridan County School District #2 serves the Sheridan city area with six elementary schools (K-5), two junior high schools (grades 6-8), and two high schools (grades 9-12). Sheridan County is also home to two additional award-winning public school districts, three private and parochial schools, and two alternative schools.

Post-Secondary Education

Sheridan College offers associate degrees, certificates of completion, and short-term programs for both vocational and traditional courses of study. Students have the option of pursuing upper-level and graduate degrees through agreements with other colleges and universities including the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming offers is the only four-year university in the State of Wyoming.  UW is located in Laramie, in Southeast Wyoming.  The University also operates a cooperative extension service center in Sheridan County and an outreach program at Sheridan College campus with opportunities for certification, four-year degrees, and post-graduate degrees.

Educational Funding

Hathaway Scholarship – Eligible students graduating from Wyoming high schools are rewarded with scholarship money of up to $1,680 per semester to attend the University of Wyoming or a Wyoming community college.  For more information please visit Wyoming Department of Education.

Whitney Benefits Student Loans – Sheridan students who need additional assistance or who will be pursuing undergraduate degrees at out-of-state colleges can borrow up to $24,000 interest free through Whitney Benefits, one of over 40 foundations and philanthropic organizations located in Sheridan County. Over the lifetime of the fund, Whitney has loaned over $39,000,000 to nearly 5,722 area students. For more information please visit Whitney Benefits.