Grand Island School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 22 public schools in Grand Island School District, serving 9,897 students. Grand Island School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
Public schools in Grand Island School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 51% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Grand Island School District are Shoemaker Elementary School, Engleman Elementary School and Seedling Mile Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the Nebraska public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameGrand Island School District
School District Phone Number(308) 385-5900
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NE)
# of Schools22 Schools1,097 Schools
# of Students9,897 Students323,847 Students
# of Teachers674 Teachers23,776 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1

District Comparison

Grand Island School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 248 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#212 out of 248 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Grand Island   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grand Island   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grand Island   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Grand Island   School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.590.52
# of American Indian Students103 Students4,446 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students116 Students8,959 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students4,896 Students60,839 Students
% Hispanic Students
50%
19%
# of Black Students441 Students21,654 Students
% Black Students
4%
7%
# of White Students4,113 Students215,249 Students
% White Students
42%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students450 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students223 Students12,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:59017,513
# of Students in Kindergarten:69523,239
# of Students in 1st Grade:75922,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:79423,568
# of Students in 3rd Grade:81424,184
# of Students in 4th Grade:80424,178
# of Students in 5th Grade:73522,561
# of Students in 6th Grade:71623,678
# of Students in 7th Grade:74323,359
# of Students in 8th Grade:68923,730
# of Students in 9th Grade:68423,832
# of Students in 10th Grade:68023,747
# of Students in 11th Grade:58523,007
# of Students in 12th Grade:60924,349
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,684 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,458. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,844 is less than the state median of $17,165. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NE)
Total Revenue$135 MM$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Grand Island   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$147 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Grand Island   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,684$17,458
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Grand Island   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,844$17,165
This chart display average spending per public school student in Grand Island   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Grand Island School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Shoemaker Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4160 W Old Potash Hwy
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5936

    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
  • Engleman Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1812 Mansfield Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5902

    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
  • Seedling Mile Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3208 E Seeding Mile Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5910

    Grades: PK-5 | 116 students
  • Gates Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2700 W Louise St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5892

    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
  • Westridge Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4111 W 13th St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5886

    Grades: 6-8 | 681 students
  • Newell Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2700 W 13th St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5905

    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
  • Starr Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1800 S Adams Street
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5882

    Grades: PK-5 | 525 students
  • Lincoln Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    805 Beal St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5924

    Grades: PK-5 | 369 students
  • Knickrehm Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2013 N Oak St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5927

    Grades: PK-5 | 247 students
  • Dodge Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    641 S Oak St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5889

    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
  • Barr Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    602 W Stolley Park Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5875

    Grades: 6-8 | 696 students
  • Jefferson Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    315 Wyandotte St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5922

    Grades: PK-5 | 279 students
  • Wasmer Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    318 S Clark St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5920

    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
  • Grand Island Senior High School Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2124 N Lafayette Ave
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5950

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,558 students
  • Howard Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    502 W 9th St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5916

    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
  • Walnut Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 N Custer Ave
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5990

    Grades: 6-8 | 771 students
  • West Lawn Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3022 College St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5930

    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
  • Career Pathways Institute Alternative School
    1215 Adams Street
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5601

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Central Ne Support Service Program Special Education School
    123 S Webb Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68802
    (308) 385-5900

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a student
  • Early Learning Center
    4360 W Capital Ave
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5655

    Grades: PK | 322 students
  • Indra House Special Education School
    2131 N Lafayette Street
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5635

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Success Academy Alternative School
    1912 N Lafayette Ave
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5885

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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