Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School

30671 Hwy 14,

Fairfield, NE, 68938-2757

Tel: (402)726-2151
Grades: 7-12

247 students

Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School serves 247 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NE average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School operates within the So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District.
The school district's 55% graduation rate is lower than the NE state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 247 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 247 students
Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
Students by Grade Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less 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 14:1 11:1
Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
16%
Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
n/a
6%
Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School Black (2005-2010)
White
94%
71%
Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School Sch Ethnicity Sandy Creek Jr/sr 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.
0.12 0.25
Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
25%
34%
Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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.
17%
9%
Sandy Creek Jr/sr High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,234 students has grown by 98% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 1,234 352
So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District Number of Students Managed (2001-2012)
Graduation Rate 55% 91%
So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $5 MM
So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District Total Revenue (2001-2009)
District Spending $8 MM $5 MM
So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District Spending (2001-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,499 $13,761
So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District Revenue / Student (2001-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,027 $13,000
So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District Spending / Student (2001-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harvard High School (13.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bruning-davenport Middle School (15.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sandy Creek Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fairfield Sandy Creek Elementary School
    30671 Hwy 14
    Fairfield , NE , 68938
    (402)726-2412
    0.1  mi  |  193  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Fairfield Clay Co Learning Center - Fairfield
    305 East Ninth
    Fairfield , NE , 68938
    (402)726-2287
    2.6  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Clay Center Sandy Creek Elementary At Clay Center
    200 North Center
    Clay Center , NE , 68933
    (402)762-3561
    6.1  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Harvard Harvard Elementary School
    506 East North St
    Harvard , NE , 68944
    (402)772-2171
    13.3  mi  |  178  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Harvard Harvard High School
    506 East North St
    Harvard , NE , 68944
    (402)772-2171
    13.3  mi  |  141  students  |  Gr.  7-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 17, 2011 - This school's focus is on sports and people who's family have lived in this area for many years. New students or students who are different are not a priority here. I moved here a couple years ago and have received negative attitudes from students along with teachers and administrators. The teachers curriculum does not challenge me either. The books their english class requires them to read for junior and senior years are books I read in my freshman and sophmore years at previous schools. I would not let my child go to Sandy Creek. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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