Gering Junior High School

800 Q St
Gering, NE 69341
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Gering Junior High School serves 293 students in grades 7-8.
Gering Junior 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% (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 31% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Gering Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Gering Junior High School's student population of 293 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Gering Junior 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 Junior High School is 0.52, which is equal to 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
#747 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
31%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
62%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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 Junior High School is Gering High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bluffs Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scottsbluff Gering Head Start
    Grades: PK
    0.4 miles
    1725 13th Street
    Scottsbluff, NE 69361
    (308) 633-4358
    0.4 PK n/a
  • Gering Lincoln Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 332 students
    0.4 miles
    1725 13th St
    Gering, NE 69341
    (308) 436-2350
    0.4 PK-6 332
  • Gering Gering High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 604 students
    0.6 miles
    1500 U St
    Gering, NE 69341
    (308) 436-3121
    0.6 9-12 604
  • Gering Geil Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 319 students
    1.0 miles
    1600 D St
    Gering, NE 69341
    (308) 436-2545
    1 PK-6 319
  • Gering Northfield Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 283 students
    1.1 miles
    1900 Flaten Ave
    Gering, NE 69341
    (308) 436-5555
    1.1 PK-6 283

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