Photograph courtesy of Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce
Facts About Gothenburg Public Schools: (taken from http://gothenburg.k12.ne.us/AboutSchool/About.htm)
Pupil-Teacher Ratio is 13-1
High School Graduation Rate is consistently over 90%
More than 85% of the students go onto post-secondary education
District consistently receives "Exemplary Rating" on the State Report Card and has consistently met "Adequate Yearly Progress" in accordance with No Child Left Behind
We have 10 computer labs located throughout the school, as well as two mobile labs in the elementary school
The computer ratio is 1 computer for every 3 students
Two Fulbright Scholars, one National Merit semifinalist and four National Merit finalists have graduated from Gothenburg Schools
One totally interactive distance learning lab and two satellite distance learning labs are available
ACT college bound students have been above the state average for the past several years
Grades K-6 average Accelerated Reading scores are more than one grade level above students' current grade level
The school has two fully automated school libraries containing over 15,000 books and over 700 reference books
Approximately 180,000 meals a year are served through the school district's National School Lunch and Breakfast program, including multiple daily entrees and a full salad bar.
Over two-thirds of 7-12 students participate in at least one or more of the 20 activity offerings.
GHS has won 25 state championships including 14 in track and field and 4 in football.
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