Silver Lake High School

  • Silver Lake High School serves 87 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Silver Lake 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Silver Lake High School's student population of 87 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students87 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Silver Lake High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 911 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Silver Lake High School is 0.15, 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 School Rank (16-17)#831 out of 911 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
92%
66%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Silver Lake High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.150.52
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Graduation Rate≥80%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSilver Lake School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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