Amherst Public Schools District

  • 100 NORTH SYCAMORE
  • AMHERST, NE 68812
  • (308) 826-3131
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate87.5%83.8%
Dropout Rate-2.5%
Per Pupil Spending$9,077$10,476
Students Per Teacher10.813.3
Number of Schools2-
Number of Students270-
Number of (FTE) Teachers25-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment27010.8
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students23
Kindergarten Students15
1st Grade Students19
2nd Grade Students22
3rd Grade Students20
4th Grade Students16
5th Grade Students15
6th Grade Students26
7th Grade Students16
8th Grade Students17
9th Grade Students17
10th Grade Students24
11th Grade Students15
12th Grade Students31
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native1
Asian or Pacific Islander-
Hispanic3
Black (Non-Hispanic)-
White (Non-Hispanic)272
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male147
Female129

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers2510.8
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers--
Elementary Teachers11-
Secondary Teachers15-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides4
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors-
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors1
Elementary0.5
Secondary0.5
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians0.5
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff12
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators0.5
LEA Administrative Support Staff1
School Administrators2
School Administrative Support Staff1
Student Support Services-
Other Support Services Staff8

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$3,118,000-
Total Local Revenues$1,718,00055.1%
Property Tax$1,370,00043.9%
Public Utility Tax$5,0000.2%
All Other Taxes$93,0003.0%
Other School Systems$1,0000.03%
Cities and Counties$18,0000.6%
School Lunch$68,0002.2%
District Activity Receipts$141,0004.5%
Interest Earnings$16,0000.5%
Private Contributions$1,0000.03%
Miscellaneous$5,0000.2%
Total State Revenues$1,240,00039.8%
General Formula Assistance$999,00032.0%
Special Education Programs$110,0003.5%
Gifted and Talented Programs$4,0000.1%
Other Programs$127,0004.1%
Total Federal Revenues$160,0005.1%
Through State - Title I$14,0000.4%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$63,0002.0%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$13,0000.4%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$3,0000.10%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$28,0000.9%
Through State - Other$38,0001.2%
Direct - Other$1,0000.03%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$2,469,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$1,649,00066.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$718,00029.1%
Student Support$53,0001.7%
Instructional Staff Support$42,0001.3%
General Administration Support$185,0005.9%
School Administration Support$112,0003.6%
Operation and Maintenance Support$204,0006.5%
Student Transportation Support$96,0003.1%
Other Support Services$26,0000.8%
Total Other Expenditures$102,0004.1%
Food Services$101,0003.2%
Other Services$1,0000.03%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 87.5%
Total Diploma Count 28
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12--

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Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 2
  • Students: 270
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 25
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AMHERST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
100 North Sycamore
Amherst, NE
Public | PK-6
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AMHERST HIGH SCHOOL
100 North Sycamore
Amherst, NE
Public | 7-12
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