Our Mission

In partnership with families and community, we educate students to become responsible citizens who respect one another and have the motivation, skills, and knowledge to succeed.

Our Vision

By setting high expectations and providing diverse learning opportunities, we will empower students to succeed in careers, college, and life.

Fast Facts

District Motto: Achieve Every Summit
Schools: 5
Student count: 1,600
Grades: K–12

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About Our District

Welcome to Fremont County School District #1. We are a pre-K–12 public school district located along the east slope of the Wind River Mountain Range of West-Central Wyoming in Lander. Our 1,600 students are the pulse of our community—in a district that encompasses a total land area of 3,147 square miles. As educators and community members, we work together to create an environment that promotes a desire to learn and succeed. 

Achieve Every Summit!


We honor diversity while treating one another with dignity. We recognize the value of every individual and welcome all contributions.

We accept responsibility for achieving our goals. We take ownership by regularly monitoring our progress and taking action as needed.

We promote excellence and recognize accomplishments attained through initiative, skill, and perseverance. We celebrate our progress and successes.

We actively listen to ideas and share information openly in a variety of ways. We respect diverse views and participate productively in honest dialogue.

We are invested in learning and working collaboratively to increase participation in meaningful experiences. We approach our various roles with positive energy and enthusiasm.

We are open and responsive to creativity, forward thinking, and risk taking. We strive to move beyond the norm in providing educational opportunities.

We speak truthfully, act professionally, and promote ethical behavior. We admit our mistakes, acknowledge what we do not know, and honor our commitments.

Our Goals

To improve academic achievement and performance for all students, we will:

  • improve graduation and dropout rates;

  • increase performance in reading, writing, math, and science; and

  • develop performance measures in non-core content areas.

To ensure a safe and orderly school environment, we will:

  • implement crisis plans in all departments and buildings; and

  • maintain positive school environments that promote responsible, respectful, and safe behavior.

To ensure efficient and effective processes, we will:

  • utilize a continuous improvement model to address efficient and effective operations; and

  • Implement a communication plan that strengthens community relationships.

Fremont County School District #1 does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability. This policy should prevail in all matters concerning staff, students, education programs and services and individuals with whom the school district does business. FCSD#1 operates in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. See policy AC and regulation AC-R for more information.