School Details

Nickerson High School

305 South Nickerson, Nickerson, KS 67561
(620) 422-3226
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 & ungraded 305 students 11 students/teacher (KS avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

82%
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84%
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89%
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85%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Nickerson School District average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

6%
6%
80%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Nickerson School District average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Nickerson High School is a public high school in Nickerson. 305 students attend Nickerson High School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 51% of the 305 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Nickerson High School is 11:1. Sterling High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 85% 85%
Multiracial 4% %
Hispanic 10% 9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian 0.7% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.3% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51% 56%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I love NHS because I have taught there for 28 years and I have a lot of great memories from the many awesome kids I have met there.

  • (6 years ago)

    Nickerson is a littler school so i believe the students get a little more one-on-one time with the teachers rather than those that go to Hutchinson High. Their academic achievement is always above other surrounding schools.

  • (9 years ago)

    My daughter Mahali attends Nickerson High School and I believe that she is getting the best education possible! This is a great school!

  • (9 years ago)

    This is the best school in the world!! I love Nickerson!

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(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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