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Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Sports
    grade B minus

About

203 Kendall Street
Waco, NE 68460
About Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School...

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$7,105
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$11,210
Received Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid
$2,000
From Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School

NELHS is a Lutheran high school that is owned and operated by an association of Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod congregations. Throughout its history, NELHS has become well known for an excellent program of Christ-centered education, an outstanding academic program and a well-rounded, diverse extra-curricular program.
Our students come from families who want their children to be immersed in God’s Word every day. We are not an “elitist” school, although our students perform very well academically and in their extra-curricular activities. Our programs and climate encourage a lifestyle that gives glory to God in and out of the classroom. We are a school where our students get to know Jesus better every day.
Approximately 80% of NELHS students live in dormitories on campus during the week. Our Mission which is rooted in Christ and his work for us drives all we do. You are encouraged to read the entire document. The link for these are on the left side of this page. To God be the Glory!

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Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
26
36 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 7 responses
  • Giant Pre-Grad Party (Carnival)
    29%
  • The seniors build and burn a giant K- (Knights)
    29%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • Pep rallies
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    14%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
80%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, Indonesia, South Korea, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
11%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
54
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 6 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 6 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 8 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 8 responses
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 8 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School Reviews

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