Cardinal Elementary School

  • Cardinal Elementary School serves 421 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Cardinal Elementary School's student population of 421 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cardinal Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cardinal Elementary School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#697 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
65%
19%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
24%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cardinal Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.520.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cardinal Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSo Sioux City Community Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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