532 Northern Heights
Seward, NE 68434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Seward High School serves 504 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

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 504 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
504 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 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Seward High School is 0.13, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#177 out of 904 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
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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
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
93%
66%
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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
0.13
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 504 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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