Wahoo Middle School

  • Wahoo Middle School serves 253 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 60% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wahoo Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wahoo Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

  • Wahoo Middle School's student population of 253 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wahoo Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Wahoo Middle School is 0.19, 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#161 out of 913 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
90%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWahoo School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wahoo Wahoo High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 311 students
    0.0 miles
    2201 N Locust
    Wahoo, NE 68066
    (402) 443-4332
    0.0 9-12 311
  • Wahoo Wahoo Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 454 students
    0.6 miles
    2056 N Hackberry
    Wahoo, NE 68066
    (402) 443-4250
    0.6 PK-5 454
  • Wahoo Wahoo Pre-school
    Grades: PK | 48 students
    0.6 miles
    2056 N Hackberry
    Wahoo, NE 68066
    (402) 443-4250
    0.6 PK 48
  • Mead Mead Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 140 students
    7.0 miles
    115 N Elm
    Mead, NE 68041
    (402) 624-6465
    7.0 PK-6 140
  • Mead Mead High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 103 students
    7.1 miles
    114 N Vine
    Mead, NE 68041
    (402) 624-3435
    7.1 7-12 103

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