Overton Elementary School

Overton Elementary School serves 181 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Overton Elementary School operates within the Overton School District.

School Overview

The student population of 181 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 181 students
Overton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Overton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Overton Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Overton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Overton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
6%
17%
Overton Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
94%
69%
Overton Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Overton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.11 0.26
Overton Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
33%
35%
Overton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
9%
Overton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 319 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,465 is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,389 is less than the state average of $13,876. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Overton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 319 352
Overton School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $5 MM
Overton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $3 MM $5 MM
Overton School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,465 $15,061
Overton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,389 $13,876
Overton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Overton High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lexington Middle School (11.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elm Creek Elementary School (8.8 miles away)
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  • OvertonOverton High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 138 students401 7th St
    OvertonNE 68863
    (308)987-2424
    07-12138
  • Elm CreekElm Creek Elementary School
    8.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 203 students230 Calkins St
    Elm CreekNE 68836
    (308)856-4300
    8.8PK-6203
  • Elm CreekElm Creek High School
    8.8 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 142 students230 Calkins St
    Elm CreekNE 68836
    (308)856-4300
    8.87-12142
  • LexingtonEarly Learning Academy
    10.7 miles | Grades: PK | 241 students1503 Plum Creek Parkway
    LexingtonNE 68850
    (308)324-1841
    10.7PK241
  • LexingtonPershing Elementary School
    10.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 272 students1104 North Tyler
    LexingtonNE 68850
    (308)324-3765
    10.8PK-5272

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