Grand Island Senior High School

Grand Island Senior High School serves 2,278 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Grand Island Senior High School operates within the Grand Island School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NE state average of 91%.

School Overview

The student population of 2278 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 129 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,278 students
Grand Island Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Grand Island Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 129 teachers
Grand Island Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Grand Island Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Grand Island Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Grand Island Senior High School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Grand Island Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
53%
17%
Grand Island Senior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
7%
Grand Island Senior High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
42%
69%
Grand Island Senior High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Grand Island Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.26
Grand Island Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
35%
Grand Island Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
9%
Grand Island Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,313 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,941 is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,563 is less than the state average of $13,876. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Grand Island School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
2
Number of Students Managed 9,313 352
Grand Island School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 91%
Grand Island School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $115 MM $5 MM
Grand Island School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $112 MM $5 MM
Grand Island School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,941 $15,061
Grand Island School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,563 $13,876
Grand Island School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Central Ne Support Service Program (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Walnut Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Lawn Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand IslandSuccess Academy
    Alternative School
    0.1 miles1912 North Lafayette Ave
    Grand IslandNE 68803
    (308)385-5885
    0.1n/a
  • Grand IslandWalnut Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 867 students1600 North Custer Ave
    Grand IslandNE 68803
    (308)385-5990
    0.56-8867
  • Grand IslandWest Lawn Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 253 students3022 College St
    Grand IslandNE 68803
    (308)385-5930
    0.5PK-5253
  • Grand IslandKnickrehm Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 268 students2013 North Oak St
    Grand IslandNE 68801
    (308)385-5927
    0.8PK-5268
  • Grand IslandNewell Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 460 students2700 West 13th St
    Grand IslandNE 68803
    (308)385-5905
    0.8PK-5460

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