Mission: "Johnson County School District #1 collaborates with our communities to graduate every student with the information, confidence, responsibility, and skills to be prepared for college, career, and the workforce." 

Vision: "Johnson County School District #1 guarantees a learning environment where every student grows every day in his or her overall well-being and academic achievement."

Click Here to view the District Strategic Plan                                                                           Click Here to view the District Annual Report

Welcome Message

Welcome to the Johnson County School District #1 web presence. We are glad you are visiting with us electronically. The information provided at this web site is intended to assist parents, patrons, staff and students in finding or researching information of interest.

Johnson County School District #1 is located on the east slope of the Big Horn Mountain Range located in northeastern Wyoming and includes the communities of Buffalo and Kaycee. The district serves approximately 1250 students and has a general fund budget of approximately $20 million dollars.

Our district schools include:

  • Meadowlark Elementary School which serves grades K-2 and houses approximately 275 students.
  • Cloud Peak Elementary School which serves grades 3-5 and houses approximately 285 students.
  • Clear Creek Middle School which serves grades 6-8 and houses approximately 255 students.
  • Buffalo High School which serves grades 9-12 and houses approximately 300 students.
  • Kaycee School which serves grades K-12 and houses approximately 150 students.

Johnson County School District #1 continues to strive to meet the educational goals established by our Board of Trustees.                                                                                            We look forward to meeting the educational challenges of our students today and into the future. 

Enjoy the web site and please contact us with any questions or concerns about Johnson County School District #1.

Dr. Gerry Chase, Superintendent


Congratulations to Superintendent, Dr. Chase who was recognized as the 2018 Wyoming Superintendent of the Year!
This is the WASA’s most prestigious superintendent award, the recipient represents our state as the Wyoming Superintendent of the Year at the annual American Association of School Administrators National Conference on Education and competes for the National Superintendent of the Year.  The recipient is selected by a committee of past Wyoming Superintendents of the Year still serving as a Wyoming Superintendent.         

Congratulations to our Students of the Month! 

This Month's Key is "This Is It."

MDLK - Redic Mader

CPES - Chloe Mauck

CCMS - Calvin Rule

BHS - Natalie Cahhal

Kaycee - Bailee Alger, Braelyn Kozisek, Araceli Ramirez

Congratulations to Kari Pavey, who was selected as the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year! Kari was selected by a committee comprised of a Board Member, staff members, administrators, and community members for her ability to inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities; for having the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues; for playing an active and useful role in the community as well as in the school; for being poised and articulate; and for her students’ demonstration of high levels of academic achievement.  As the JCSD1 Teacher of the Year, Kari will go on toward a chance to become the Wyoming Teacher of the Year.