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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 179 students in South Platte School District. South Platte School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in South Platte School District are South Platte High School and So Platte Elementary At Big Springs. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in South Platte School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 51% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameSouth Platte School District
School District Phone Number(308) 889-3622
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NE)
# of Schools2 Schools1,097 Schools
# of Students179 Students323,847 Students
# of Teachers19 Teachers23,776 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1

District Comparison

South Platte 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 50% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#220 out of 248 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South Platte   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Platte   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)
35-39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Platte   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
≥50%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Platte   School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.250.52
# of American Indian Students2 Students4,446 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Studentsn/a8,959 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students20 Students60,839 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
19%
# of Black Students3 Students21,654 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# of White Students154 Students215,249 Students
% White Students
86%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a450 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Studentsn/a12,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 17,513
# of Students in Kindergarten:1223,239
# of Students in 1st Grade:1522,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1423,568
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1124,184
# of Students in 4th Grade:1024,178
# of Students in 5th Grade:2022,561
# of Students in 6th Grade:1923,678
# of Students in 7th Grade:1623,359
# of Students in 8th Grade:1323,730
# of Students in 9th Grade:1423,832
# of Students in 10th Grade:1123,747
# of Students in 11th Grade:1223,007
# of Students in 12th Grade:1224,349
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $25,229 is higher 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 $38,436 is higher 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$5 MM$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of South Platte   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$7 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of South Platte   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$25,229$17,458
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Platte   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$38,436$17,165
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Platte   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.

South Platte School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    South Platte High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    610 Plum St
    Big Springs, NE 69122
    (308) 889-3622

    Grades: 7-12 | 68 students
  • Rank: #22.
    So Platte Elementary At Big Springs Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    610 Plum St
    Big Springs, NE 69122
    (308) 889-3674

    Grades: PK-8 | 111 students
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