Waverly High School

13401 Amberly Rd
Waverly, NE 68462
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Waverly High School serves 675 students in grades 9-12.
Waverly 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 675 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Waverly High School's student population of 675 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
675 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Waverly High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Waverly High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#363 out of 902 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
21%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
93%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waverly High School's ranking?
Waverly High School is ranked #363 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Waverly High School often compared to?
Waverly High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln East High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Waverly High School?
The graduation rate of Waverly High School is 95%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 85%.
How many students attend Waverly High School?
675 students attend Waverly High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Waverly High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waverly High School?
Waverly High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Waverly High School offer ?
Waverly High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Waverly High School part of?
Waverly High School is part of Waverly School District 145.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 675 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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