Castelar Elementary School

  • Castelar Elementary School serves 638 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Castelar 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Castelar Elementary School's student population of 638 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Castelar Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Castelar Elementary School is 0.19, 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#869 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
90%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
6%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Castelar Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.190.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Castelar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOmaha School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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