1501 9th St
Fairbury, NE 68352
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairbury Junior Senior High School serves 397 students in grades 7-12.
Fairbury Junior Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fairbury Junior Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Fairbury Junior Senior High School's student population of 397 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairbury Junior Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fairbury Junior Senior High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#584 out of 904 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
91%
65%
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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
0.17
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fairbury Junior Senior High School's ranking?

Fairbury Junior Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% NE state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NE state average).

What is the graduation rate of Fairbury Junior Senior High School?

The graduation rate of Fairbury Junior Senior High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 85%.

How many students attend Fairbury Junior Senior High School?

397 students attend Fairbury Junior Senior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

91% of Fairbury Junior Senior High School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Fairbury Junior Senior High School?

Fairbury Junior Senior High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.

What grades does Fairbury Junior Senior High School offer ?

Fairbury Junior Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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