Gothenburg Secondary School

1322 Avenue I
Gothenburg, NE 69138
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 381 students in grades 7-12, Gothenburg Secondary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher 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 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : 90-94% (Top 10% in NE)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gothenburg Secondary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Gothenburg Secondary School's student population of 381 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Gothenburg Secondary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gothenburg Secondary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NE)
#485 out of 902 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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45-49%
46%
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45-49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gothenburg Secondary 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
91%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.17
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90-94%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Gothenburg Secondary School and public school graduation rate of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gothenburg Secondary School's ranking?
Gothenburg Secondary School is ranked #485 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Gothenburg Secondary School often compared to?
Gothenburg Secondary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cozad High School, Lexington High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Gothenburg Secondary School?
The graduation rate of Gothenburg Secondary School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 87%.
How many students attend Gothenburg Secondary School?
381 students attend Gothenburg Secondary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Gothenburg Secondary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gothenburg Secondary School?
Gothenburg Secondary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Gothenburg Secondary School offer ?
Gothenburg Secondary School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Gothenburg Secondary School part of?
Gothenburg Secondary School is part of Gothenburg Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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