Seward High School

532 Northern Heights
Seward, NE 68434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Seward High School serves 523 students in grades 9-12.
Seward High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% 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: 523 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Seward High School's student population of 523 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Seward High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Seward High School is 0.15, 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
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#118 out of 902 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
21%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
92%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Seward High School's ranking?
Seward High School is ranked #118 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Seward High School often compared to?
Seward High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Milford High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Seward High School?
The graduation rate of Seward High School is 95%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 85%.
How many students attend Seward High School?
523 students attend Seward High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Seward High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Seward High School?
Seward High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Seward High School offer ?
Seward High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Seward High School part of?
Seward High School is part of Seward Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 523 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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