Douglas County West High School

401 S Pine St
Valley, NE 68064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Douglas County West High School serves 283 students in grades 9-12.
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 60-64% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Douglas County West High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Douglas County West High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Douglas County West High School's student population of 283 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Douglas County West High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Douglas County West High School is 0.21, 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
#199 out of 913 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.52
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County West Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Douglas County West High School is Yutan High School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Douglas County West Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Douglas County West Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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