Southern Valley Jr/sr High School

  • Southern Valley Jr/sr High School serves 200 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Southern Valley Jr/sr High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 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 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Southern Valley Jr/sr High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

  • Southern Valley Jr/sr High School's student population of 200 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students200 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Valley Jr/sr 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 Southern Valley Jr/sr High School is 0.24, 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#510 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.52
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Graduation Rate≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthern Valley Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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