Amherst Elementary School
Amherst Elementary School serves 217 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Amherst Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).
Amherst Elementary School's student population of 217 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Amherst Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Amherst Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#139 out of 904 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education
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