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Cross County Community School District #72-0015 is a consolidated Class III school district made up of the former Stromsburg Public Schools and Benedict Public Schools. The district contains 177.1 square miles with a valuation of $831,794,889.00. The general fund property tax levy is .525212 cents. The enrollment of the district is 385 students, PreK-12. Cross County has a six-member board of education, employs 37.75 FTE teaching staff and 3.0 FTE administrative staff. The district provides PreK-5 elementary , 6-8 middle school and 9-12 high school at a new facility that was opened in the fall of 2008. The Cross County Community School building is located at the intersection of Highways 81 and 66 in Polk County.


SCHOOL INFORMATION: Cross County Middle School
PO BOX 525
STROMSBURG, 68666-0525
SCHOOL PHONE: (402)764-5521
FAX: (402)764-8294
SCHOOL ID: 72-0015-003

The release date for Statewide Assessments is 12/31/2018

The release date for Graduation Cohort and Dropout is 12/31/2018

Student Membership

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Student Race/Ethnicity

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Degree, Experience, & Salary

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How many teachers have a Masters degree?

What percentage of teachers have a Masters degree?

How many years do teachers teach on average?

What is the average teacher salary?


What percent of teachers fall in each race/ethnicity category?

Inexperienced Teachers

Teaching on Provisional Credentials

Teaching Out of Field

English Learners

What percent of students are learning the English language?

High Ability Learners

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Free/Reduced Lunch

What percent of students are eligible for free/reduced price meals?

School Mobility Rate

What percent of students enter or leave a school during one school year?

The release date for Teachers is 10/15/2018

The release date for Student Performance is 10/15/2018

Financial Per Pupil Expenditures

English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century