2802 30th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
West Kearney High School serves 42 students in grades 7-12.
West Kearney 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

West Kearney High School's student population of 42 students has declined by 46% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
42 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

West Kearney High School is ranked within the bottom 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 West Kearney High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#878 out of 904 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
24%
20%
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Black
43%
7%
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White
31%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Graduation Rate
21-39%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 42 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 2:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 21-39% (Btm 50% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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