North Star High School



North Star High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Star 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
9 577
10 545
11 510
12 557

North Star High School is a public high school of the Lincoln Public Schools located in Lincoln, NE. It has 2,189 students in grades 9th through 12th. North Star High School is the 7th largest public high school in Nebraska and the 1,127th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,189
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 135.03

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North Star High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,154
(53%)
5,775
(51%)
 Female 1,035
(47%)
5,464
(49%)

North Star High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,297
(59%)
7,696
(68%)
 Hispanic 425
(19%)
1,409
(13%)
 Black 174
(8%)
712
(6%)
 Asian 150
(7%)
562
(5%)
 Two or More 120
(5%)
756
(7%)
 American Indian 21
(1%)
96
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
8
(0%)

North Star High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,031
(47%)
6,973
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 931
(43%)
3,427
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 227
(10%)
839
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Star High School is ranked 8th out of 265 ranked schools in Nebraska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Star High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.9%) is 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.

North Star High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1690
2006 1769
2007 1749
2008 1796
2009 1816
2010 1879
2011 1894
2012 1885
2013 1967
2014 2041
2015 2189

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.9
2007 14.3
2008 14.9
2009 15.2
2010 15.9
2011 15.4
2012 14.9
2013 15.6
2014 16.1
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35502958579882
2006 0.37535330695308
2007 0.45854774156661
2008 0.47104677060134
2009 0.51101321585903
2010 0.52847259180415
2011 0.51267159450898
2012 0.52148541114058
2013 0.55465175394001
2014 0.55120039196472
2015 0.52900867976245

Compare North Star High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,322.6% 13.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 52.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
North Star High School
Lincoln, NE
Public 09 - 12 2,189 16.2:1  
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Lincoln High School
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Private 09 - 12 1,224 18:1 6 miles
Lincoln Southeast High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,089 16.3:1 6 miles
Lincoln East High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,746 15.8:1 6 miles
College View Academy
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Private PK - 12 219 13:1 7 miles
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Public 09 - 12 587 15.6:1 8 miles
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