High Plains Elementary/polk

  • High Plains Elementary/polk serves 32 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (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 70-79% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • High Plains Elementary/polk 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 8:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • High Plains Elementary/polk's student population of 32 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students32 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High Plains Elementary/polk 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 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High Plains Elementary/polk is 0.35, which is more 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)50-59%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
82%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
18%
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Black
6%
7%
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White
79%
68%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in High Plains Elementary/polk.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.350.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in High Plains Elementary/polk and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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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