High Plains Elementary/polk

  • High Plains Elementary/polk serves 35 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • High Plains Elementary/polk placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

Top Placements

High Plains Elementary/polk places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

  • High Plains Elementary/polk's student population of 35 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students35 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High Plains Elementary/polk is ranked within the top 30% 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 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High Plains Elementary/polk is 0.29, which is less than 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 School Rank (16-17)#252 out of 911 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
17%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
83%
66%
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Diversity Score0.290.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHigh Plains Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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