Grand Island Senior High School



Grand Island Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Grand Island Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 579
10 625
11 588
12 579

Grand Island Senior High School is a public high school of the Grand Island Public Schools located in Grand Island, NE. It has 2,371 students in grades 9th through 12th. Grand Island Senior High School is the 5th largest public high school in Nebraska and the 820th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,371
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 134.87

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Grand Island Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,232
(52%)
1,232
(52%)
 Female 1,139
(48%)
1,139
(48%)

Grand Island Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,280
(54%)
1,280
(54%)
 White 913
(39%)
913
(39%)
 Black 105
(4%)
105
(4%)
 Asian 37
(2%)
37
(2%)
 American Indian 27
(1%)
27
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Grand Island Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,382
(58%)
1,382
(58%)
 Not Eligible 683
(29%)
683
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 306
(13%)
306
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Grand Island Senior High School is ranked 2nd out of 265 ranked schools in Nebraska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grand Island Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Grand Island Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1917
2006 1911
2007 1988
2008 2052
2009 2114
2010 2136
2011 2086
2012 2225
2013 2278
2014 2365
2015 2371

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.2
2007 16.5
2008 16.4
2009 16.1
2010 16.2
2011 16.6
2012 17.9
2013 17.7
2014 18.1
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44653103808033
2006 0.48770277341706
2007 0.4748490945674
2008 0.48635477582846
2009 0.48912015137181
2010 0.49110486891386
2011 0.5738255033557
2012 0.68314606741573
2013 0.69051799824407
2014 0.64439746300211
2015 0.71193589202868

Compare Grand Island Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,322.6% 13.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 71.2%
 

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