Alma High School

  • Alma High School serves 143 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alma High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Alma High School's student population of 143 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alma High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Alma High School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank#336 out of 913 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alma High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Alma High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alma High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alma High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
94%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.110.52
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlma School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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