Papillion La Vista South High School

10799 Hwy 370
Papillion, NE 68046
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Papillion La Vista South High School serves 1,958 students in grades 9-12.
Papillion La Vista South High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,958 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Papillion La Vista South High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Papillion La Vista South High School's student population of 1,958 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,958 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
119 teachers
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School Rankings

Papillion La Vista South High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Papillion La Vista South High School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#192 out of 902 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
21%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
82%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Graduation Rate
96%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Papillion La Vista South High School's ranking?
Papillion La Vista South High School is ranked #192 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Papillion La Vista South High School often compared to?
Papillion La Vista South High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Papillion La Vista Senior High School, Bellevue West Sr High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Papillion La Vista South High School?
The graduation rate of Papillion La Vista South High School is 96%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 85%.
How many students attend Papillion La Vista South High School?
1,958 students attend Papillion La Vista South High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Papillion La Vista South High School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Papillion La Vista South High School?
Papillion La Vista South High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Papillion La Vista South High School offer ?
Papillion La Vista South High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Papillion La Vista South High School part of?
Papillion La Vista South High School is part of Papillion La Vista Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,958 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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