Goose Creek School

Hwy 83, Lat 42.336183, Long -1
Valentine, NE 69201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Goose Creek School serves 13 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Goose Creek 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Goose Creek School's student population of 13 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students13 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Goose Creek School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 7:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Goose Creek School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#859 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
82%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Goose Creek School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio7:114:1
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White
93%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Goose Creek School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.130.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Goose Creek School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValentine Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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