PROFICIENCY 70% 7% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
62%HIGH PLAINS COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
65%Polk
75%Nebraska

High Plains Elementary/polk is a school servicing grades 4 to 5 and is located in the district of "HIGH PLAINS COMMUNITY SCHOOLS" in Polk, NE. There are a total of 43 students and 3 teachers at High Plains Elementary/polk, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 20 free lunch students and 8 reduced lunch students.

High Plains Elementary/polk has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.5%, which is 7% lower than the Nebraska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students43
Teachers3.06
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch20
Reduced lunch8

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At High Plains Elementary/polk, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All70-79%
3n/a
4>= 80%
540-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All60-69%
3n/a
460-79%
560-79%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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High Plains Elementary/polk race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNebraskaNational
Caucasian 93.9% 91.3% 68.5% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 1.7% 6.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.1% 7.1% 17.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 3.1%

Polk demographics profile

StatisticPolkNebraskaNational
Population3521,881,259318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,1222591
Median age42.736.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%59%55%
Speak English93%89%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%

Education level achieved in Polk

IndexPolkNebraskaNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school87.0%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.7%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.3%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.6%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The High Plains Elementary/polk data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.