Grand Island Senior High School

  • Grand Island Senior High School serves 2,483 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Grand Island Senior 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Grand Island Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

  • Grand Island Senior High School's student population of 2,483 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 140 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers140 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grand Island Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 911 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grand Island Senior High School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. 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 911 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
56%
19%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
37%
66%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grand Island Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.550.51
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Graduation Rate
87%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Island Public Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Grand Island Senior High School is Indra House (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Walnut Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Island Indra House Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.1 miles
    2131 N Lafayette Street
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308)385-5635
    0.1 9-12 n/a
  • Grand Island Success Academy Alternative School

    0.1 miles
    1912 N Lafayette Ave
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308)385-5885
    0.1 n/a n/a
  • Grand Island Walnut Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 818 students
    0.5 miles
    1600 N Custer Ave
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308)385-5990
    0.5 6-8 818
  • Grand Island West Lawn Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 262 students
    0.5 miles
    3022 College St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308)385-5930
    0.5 PK-5 262
  • Grand Island Knickrehm Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 238 students
    0.8 miles
    2013 N Oak St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308)385-5927
    0.8 PK-5 238

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