Paxton High School

308 N Elm
Paxton, NE 69155
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 101 students in grades 7-12, Paxton High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 101 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : ≥80% (Top 50% in NE)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Paxton High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Paxton High School's student population of 101 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
101 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Paxton High School ranks within the top 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Paxton High School is 0.23, 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.
This School
State Level (NE)
#446 out of 902 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Paxton High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-59%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paxton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paxton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-79%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Paxton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Paxton High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
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White
87%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paxton High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Nebraska.
0.23
This chart display the diversity score of Paxton High School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥80%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Paxton High School and public school graduation rate of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paxton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paxton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paxton High School's ranking?
Paxton High School is ranked #446 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Paxton High School?
The graduation rate of Paxton High School is 80%, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 87%.
How many students attend Paxton High School?
101 students attend Paxton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Paxton High School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paxton High School?
Paxton High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Paxton High School offer ?
Paxton High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Paxton High School part of?
Paxton High School is part of Paxton Consolidated Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 101 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : ≥80% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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