611 W 7th St
Wayne, NE 68787
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Wayne High School serves 285 students in grades 9-12.
Wayne High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Wayne High School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Wayne High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Wayne High School is 0.31, 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
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#109 out of 904 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
82%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Top 50%)

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