Overton Elementary School

Tel: (308)987-2424
Grades: PK-6

186 students

Overton Elementary School serves 186 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NE average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Overton Elementary School operates within the Overton Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 186 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 186 students
Overton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Overton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Overton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 11:1
Overton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Overton Elementary School Asian (1991-2006)
Hispanic
8%
16%
Overton Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
6%
Overton Elementary School Black (2002-2012)
White
89%
71%
Overton Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Overton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Overton Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.20 0.48
Overton Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
32%
34%
Overton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
22%
9%
Overton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 321 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Overton Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 321 337
Overton Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $5 MM
Overton Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3 MM $5 MM
Overton Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,112 $13,761
Overton Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,525 $13,000
Overton Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Overton Overton High School
    401 7th St
    Overton , NE , 68863
    (308)987-2424
    0  mi  |  135  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Elm Creek Elm Creek High School
    230 Calkins
    Elm Creek , NE , 68836
    (308)856-4300
    8.8  mi  |  150  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Elm Creek Elm Creek Elementary School
    230 Calkins
    Elm Creek , NE , 68836
    (308)856-4300
    8.8  mi  |  182  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Lexington Early Learning Academy
    1503 Plum Creek Parkway
    Lexington , NE , 68850
    (308)324-1841
    10.7  mi  |  191  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Lexington Pershing Elementary School
    1104 North Tyler
    Lexington , NE , 68850
    (308)324-3765
    10.8  mi  |  327  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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