Elkhorn South High School

20303 Blue Sage Parkway
Omaha, NE 68130
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Elkhorn South High School serves 1,437 students in grades 9-12.
Elkhorn South High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,437 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Elkhorn South High School's student population of 1,437 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,437 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
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School Rankings

Elkhorn South High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Elkhorn South High School is 0.21, 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
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State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#5 out of 902 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
21%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
89%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Graduation Rate
98%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Elkhorn South High School's ranking?
Elkhorn South High School is ranked #5 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Elkhorn South High School often compared to?
Elkhorn South High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Elkhorn High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Elkhorn South High School?
The graduation rate of Elkhorn South High School is 98%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 85%.
How many students attend Elkhorn South High School?
1,437 students attend Elkhorn South High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Elkhorn South High School students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Elkhorn South High School?
Elkhorn South High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Elkhorn South High School offer ?
Elkhorn South High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Elkhorn South High School part of?
Elkhorn South High School is part of Elkhorn Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,437 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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