Dorchester High School

506 W 9th
Dorchester, NE 68343
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 91 students in grades 7-12, Dorchester High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 91 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : ≥80% (Top 50% in NE)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dorchester High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Dorchester High School's student population of 91 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
91 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Dorchester High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dorchester High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
#742 out of 902 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dorchester 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 2020-21 school year data.
30-39%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dorchester High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
34%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dorchester High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
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White
60%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
0.53
This chart display the diversity score of Dorchester High School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥80%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Dorchester High School and public school graduation rate of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dorchester High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dorchester High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dorchester High School's ranking?
Dorchester High School is ranked #742 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Dorchester High School?
The graduation rate of Dorchester High School is 80%, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 85%.
How many students attend Dorchester High School?
91 students attend Dorchester High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Dorchester High School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dorchester High School?
Dorchester High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Dorchester High School offer ?
Dorchester High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Dorchester High School part of?
Dorchester High School is part of Dorchester Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 91 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : ≥80% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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