Grand Island Senior High School

2124 North Lafayette

Grand Island, NE 68803-2099

Tel: (308)385-5950
Grades: 9-12

2,086 students

Grand Island Senior High School serves 2,086 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NE average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Grand Island Senior High School operates within the Grand Island Public s School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the NE state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 2086 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 126 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,086 students
Grand Island Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 126 teachers
Students by Grade Grand Island Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 11:1
Grand Island Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
2%
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
48%
16%
Black
2%
6%
White
45%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Grand Island Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Grand Island Senior High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.57 0.25
Grand Island Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
46%
34%
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.
10%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,050 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Grand Island Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
2
Number of Students Managed 9,050 352
Grand Island Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 91%
Grand Island Public s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $107 MM $5 MM
Grand Island Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $103 MM $5 MM
Grand Island Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,456 $13,761
Grand Island Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,087 $13,000
Grand Island Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Grand IslandSuccess Academy
    Alternative School
    1215 South Adams
    Grand IslandNE 68801
    (308)385-5885
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • Grand IslandWest Lawn Elementary School
    3022 West College St
    Grand IslandNE 68803
    (308)385-5930
    0.5 mi | 296 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Grand IslandWalnut Middle School
    1600 North Custer Ave
    Grand IslandNE 68803
    (308)385-5990
    0.5 mi | 822 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Grand IslandNewell Elementary School
    2700 West 13th St
    Grand IslandNE 68803
    (308)385-5905
    0.8 mi | 442 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Grand IslandKnickrehm Elementary School
    2013 North Oak St
    Grand IslandNE 68801
    (308)385-5927
    0.8 mi | 254 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Grand Island, NE public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.41, which is higher than the Nebraska average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Grand Island is West Lawn Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nebraska or national school diversity statistics.