300 S Bismarck
Wausa, NE 68786
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Wausa High School serves 112 students in grades 7-12.
Wausa High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Wausa High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Wausa High School's student population of 112 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Wausa High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wausa High School is 0.06, 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 Data
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State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#357 out of 904 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
97%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 112 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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