Gering High School

1500 U St
Gering, NE 69341
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Gering High School serves 604 students in grades 9-12.
Gering High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Gering High School's student population of 604 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Gering High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Gering High School is 0.50, 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
#613 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
31%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
64%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.52
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGering School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gering High School is Scottsbluff Senior High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gering Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scottsbluff Gering Head Start
    Grades: PK
    0.3 miles
    1725 13th Street
    Scottsbluff, NE 69361
    (308) 633-4358
    0.3 PK n/a
  • Gering Lincoln Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 332 students
    0.3 miles
    1725 13th St
    Gering, NE 69341
    (308) 436-2350
    0.3 PK-6 332
  • Gering Gering Junior High School Math: 45% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 293 students
    0.6 miles
    800 Q St
    Gering, NE 69341
    (308) 436-3123
    0.6 7-8 293
  • Gering Northfield Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 283 students
    0.6 miles
    1900 Flaten Ave
    Gering, NE 69341
    (308) 436-5555
    0.6 PK-6 283
  • Gering Central Head Start
    Grades: PK
    1.0 miles
    940 Crescent Drive
    Gering, NE 69341
    (308) 635-6852
    1 PK n/a

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