Shelby - Rising City High School

  • Shelby - Rising City High School serves 126 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-89% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Shelby - Rising City High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 32%.
  • Shelby - Rising City High School operates within the Shelby - Rising City School District.
  • Shelby - Rising City School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the Nebraska state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Shelby - Rising City High School's student population of 126 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students126 students
Shelby - Rising City High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Shelby - Rising City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Shelby - Rising City High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeShelby - Rising City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Shelby - Rising City High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 918 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shelby - Rising City High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
72%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
82%
Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
Shelby - Rising City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Shelby - Rising City High School American Indian Students (1998-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Shelby - Rising City High School Asian Students (1996-2010)
Hispanic
11%
18%
Shelby - Rising City High School Black Students (1990-2016)
Black
n/a
7%
Shelby - Rising City High School Black Students (1992-1999)
White
89%
68%
Shelby - Rising City High School White Students (1989-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsShelby - Rising City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.200.27
Shelby - Rising City High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate≥80%
87%
Shelby - Rising City High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
Shelby - Rising City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
Shelby - Rising City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Shelby - Rising City High School is Shelby - Rising City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 246 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Shelby - Rising City School District's student population of 379 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,345 in this district is less than the state average of $16,894. The district revenue/student has declined by 42% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,598 is less than the state average of $15,659. The district spending/student has declined by 47% over four school years.
    School District NameShelby - Rising City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    2
    Number of Students Managed379311
    Shelby - Rising City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
    72%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
    82%
    District Graduation Rate≥80%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$4 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$4 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,345$16,894
    District Spending / Student$8,598$15,659
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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