Wakefield High School

Wakefield High School serves 195 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the NE average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Wakefield High School operates within the Wakefield Public s School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NE state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 195 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 195 students
Wakefield High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Wakefield High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wakefield High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 11:1
Wakefield High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Wakefield High School American Indian (2009-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Wakefield High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
46%
16%
Wakefield High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
n/a
6%
White
51%
71%
Wakefield High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wakefield High School Sch Ethnicity Wakefield 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.
0.53 0.58
Wakefield High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
42%
34%
Wakefield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
12%
9%
Wakefield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 469 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Wakefield Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 469 352
Wakefield Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 91%
Wakefield Public s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $5 MM
Wakefield Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5 MM $5 MM
Wakefield Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,858 $13,761
Wakefield Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,765 $13,000
Wakefield Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Tower School (7.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tower School (7.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wakefield Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wakefield Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Wakefield Elementary School
    802 Highland
    Wakefield , NE , 68784
    (402)287-9892
    0  mi  |  274  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Wayne Tower School
    901 East 14th St
    Wayne , NE , 68787
    (402)375-3005
    7.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Emerson Emerson-hubbard Elementary School
    109 West Third St
    Emerson , NE , 68733
    (402)695-2654
    7.3  mi  |  149  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Emerson Emerson-hubbard High School
    1503 Dakota St
    Emerson , NE , 68733
    (402)695-2636
    7.3  mi  |  134  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Wayne Wayne Middle School
    312 Douglas
    Wayne , NE , 68787
    (402)375-2230
    8.2  mi  |  259  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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Did You Know?
Nebraska 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 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Nebraska is Adams Central Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nebraska or national school diversity statistics.