Shelton High School

  • Shelton High School serves 141 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Shelton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Shelton High School's student population of 141 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students141 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shelton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Shelton High School is 0.34, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank#671 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
19%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
79%
66%
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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 Shelton High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.340.52
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Graduation Rate≥80%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shelton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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