Conestoga Elementary School

104 E High St, Po Box 68

Murray, NE 68409
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (402)235-2341
  • Conestoga Elementary School serves 368 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Conestoga Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 32%.
  • Conestoga Elementary School operates within the Conestoga School District.

Top Placements (Nebraska)

Conestoga Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in Nebraska for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Conestoga Elementary School's student population of 368 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students368 students
Conestoga Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Conestoga Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Conestoga Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeConestoga Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Conestoga Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 918 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Conestoga Elementary School is 0.17, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
72%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
82%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
Conestoga Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
1%
1%
Conestoga Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2016)
Asian
n/a
3%
Conestoga Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2012)
Hispanic
6%
18%
Conestoga Elementary School Black Students (1993-2016)
Black
2%
7%
Conestoga Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
91%
68%
Conestoga Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Conestoga Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsConestoga Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.27
Conestoga Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
Conestoga Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
Conestoga Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Conestoga Elementary School is Conestoga School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 246 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Conestoga School District's student population of 662 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,221 in this district is less than the state average of $16,894. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,981 is less than the state average of $15,659. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameConestoga School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    2
    Number of Students Managed662311
    Conestoga School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    86%
    72%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    92%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$8 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$9 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,221$16,894
    District Spending / Student$13,981$15,659
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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