High Plains Community High School

  • High Plains Community High School serves 86 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥80% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • High Plains Community High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 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 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 32%.

Top Placements

High Plains Community High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

  • High Plains Community High School's student population of 86 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students86 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High Plains Community High 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 increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High Plains Community High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
82%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:114:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
91%
68%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in High Plains Community High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.170.27
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Graduation Rate≥80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHigh Plains Community s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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