Nekoosa High School

Nekoosa High School serves 428 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Nekoosa High School operates within the Nekoosa School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is lower than the WI state average of 94%.

Overview

The student population of 428 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 428 students
Nekoosa High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Students by Grade Nekoosa High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
American Indian
5%
1%
Hispanic
7%
10%
Black
1%
11%
White
85%
73%
All Ethnic Groups Nekoosa High School Sch Ethnicity Nekoosa 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.
0.27 0.25
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.
32%
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,240 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Nekoosa School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,240 927
Nekoosa   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 88% 94%
Nekoosa   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $12 MM
Nekoosa   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $12 MM
Nekoosa   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,567 $12,827
Nekoosa   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,779 $12,642
Nekoosa   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is John Edwards High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Niikuusra Community School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Humke Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NekoosaAlexander Middle School
    540 Birch St
    NekoosaWI 54457
    (715)886-8040
    0.2 mi | 467 students | Gr. 4-8                      
  • NekoosaNiikuusra Community School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    540 Birch St
    NekoosaWI 54457
    (715)886-8040
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | 5 students | Gr. 4-8                      
  • NekoosaHumke Elementary School
    500 South Section St
    NekoosaWI 54457
    (715)886-8010
    0.3 mi | 340 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • Port EdwardsPort Edwards Elementary School
    801 2nd St
    Port EdwardsWI 54469
    (715)887-9000
    3.6 mi | 188 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Port EdwardsJohn Edwards Middle School
    801 2nd St
    Port EdwardsWI 54469
    (715)887-9000
    3.6 mi | 79 students | Gr. 6-8                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Wood County, WI 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 0.18, which is lower than the Wisconsin average of 0.25. The most diverse school district in Wood County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Wisconsin or national school diversity statistics.