Black Elk Elementary School

6708 S 161 Ave
Omaha, NE 68135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Black Elk Elementary School serves 527 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Black Elk Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Black Elk Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Black Elk Elementary School's student population of 527 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students527 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Black Elk Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Black Elk Elementary School is 0.30, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#55 out of 913 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.300.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMillard School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Black Elk Elementary School is Millard South High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Harry Andersen Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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