Papillion La Vista Senior High School

  • Papillion La Vista Senior High School serves 1,815 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Papillion La Vista Senior 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 top 50%) 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 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Papillion La Vista Senior High School's student population of 1,815 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,815 students
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Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Papillion La Vista Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 911 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Papillion La Vista Senior High School is 0.38, which is less 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 School Rank (16-17)#501 out of 911 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
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Black
6%
7%
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White
78%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.52
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Graduation Rate
95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePapillion La Vista Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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