Kearney West High School

  • Kearney West High School serves 90 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kearney West 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Kearney West High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

  • Kearney West High School's student population of 90 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students90 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kearney West High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Kearney West High School is 0.73, which is more 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 Testing Rank#888 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:114:1
American Indian
19%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
37%
7%
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White
31%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.730.52
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Graduation Rate50-59%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
37%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKearney West High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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