Elkhorn South High School

  • Elkhorn South High School serves 1,146 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 96% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 94% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Elkhorn South High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Elkhorn South High School's student population of 1,146 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elkhorn South High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 918 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elkhorn South High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank
3%
17%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
82%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
18%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
92%
68%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.150.27
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Graduation Rate
98%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElkhorn School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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