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Homer High School

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Posted December 30, 2009

Excellent school with top notch admninistrators, teachers and students! They are always looking for ways to improve education in this school to better the development of all students. Awesome Special Education program... Great place to educate your children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2007

This is our 2nd year at Homer school. We came from S. Sioux City Public school. We are very impressed with the Homer school and are completely satisfied with our choice to have our children attend school at Homer. The teachers are all very personable and informative. The athletic programs and coaches are fair and professional. The academics are top notch and our kids are being challenged daily. We love the programs and plays offered at Homer. We are absolutely confident that our children are getting the best possible education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2007

Pretty good school unless you have a child with special needs then they tell you your child just is not trying hard enough!! Good Luck getting a tutor for your child I have been trying for several years now!
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 67% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students81%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic92%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students61%
Female65%
Male58%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic66%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch45%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students61%
Female71%
Male53%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic66%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch55%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students64%
Female59%
Male68%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic69%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch45%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students59%
Female88%
Male32%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic59%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students68%
Female77%
Male53%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic71%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students81%
Female87%
Malen/a
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic78%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students76%
Female73%
Malen/a
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic81%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students63%
Female68%
Male56%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic66%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch50%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 70%
Hispanic 5% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Black 1% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 18%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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212 South 3rd
Homer, NE 68030
Phone: (402) 698-2377

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