Wauneta-palisade High School

  • Wauneta-palisade High School serves 62 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wauneta-palisade 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 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Wauneta-palisade High School's student population of 62 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students62 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wauneta-palisade 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 9:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wauneta-palisade High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. 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)#715 out of 911 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
19%
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White
91%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wauneta-palisade High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.170.51
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Graduation Rate≥50%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wauneta-palisade 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 NameWauneta-Palisade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Good academics, good teachers. Music and drama are a priority at this school. Athletics are always competitive and they''ve won numerous sportsmanship awards from the state. Facilities are getting needed improvements at both attendance centers. This school is going somewhere!
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