820 E 29th Street
South Sioux City, NE 68776
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Cardinal Elementary School serves 411 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cardinal Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 62% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Cardinal Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Cardinal Elementary School's student population of 411 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Cardinal Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Cardinal Elementary School is 0.54, which is more 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
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#268 out of 904 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
65%
19%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
19%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 20%)

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