1720 S 48th St
Omaha, NE 68106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Beals Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Beals Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Beals Elementary School's student population of 284 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Beals Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Beals Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#773 out of 904 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
43%
20%
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Black
10%
7%
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White
36%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% NE state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NE state average).

How many students attend Beals Elementary School?

284 students attend Beals Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

43% of Beals Elementary School students are Hispanic, 36% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Beals Elementary School?

Beals Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.

What grades does Beals Elementary School offer ?

Beals Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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