Pender High School

  • Pender High School serves 145 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Pender High School's student population of 145 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students145 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pender High School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pender High School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#66 out of 918 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
8%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
83%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.30n/a
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Graduation Rate≥80%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePender Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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