North Platte High School

  • North Platte High School serves 1,226 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • North Platte High School's student population of 1,226 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Platte High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Platte High School is 0.34, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#850 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
80%
66%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Platte High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.340.29
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Graduation Rate
90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Platte Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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