Cross County Elementary School

  • Cross County Elementary School serves 170 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (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.
  • Cross County Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, 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 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 32%.
  • Cross County Elementary School operates within the Cross County Community s School District.

Top Placements

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

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

School Overview

  • Cross County Elementary School's student population of 170 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students170 students
Cross County Elementary School Total Students (2002-2016)
Gender %Cross County Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Cross County Elementary School Total Teachers (2002-2016)
Students by GradeCross County Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Cross County 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 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cross County Elementary School is 0.08, 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)80-84%
72%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
82%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
Cross County Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2016)
Asian
n/a
3%
Cross County Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2012)
Hispanic
2%
18%
Cross County Elementary School Black Students (2002-2016)
Black
2%
7%
Cross County Elementary School Black Students (2011-2016)
White
96%
68%
Cross County Elementary School White Students (2002-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCross County Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.080.27
Cross County Elementary School Diversity Score (2003-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
Cross County Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
Cross County Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Cross County Elementary School is Cross County Community s 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.
    • Cross County Community s School District's student population of 369 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $15,528 in this district is less than the state average of $16,894. The district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,846 is less than the state average of $15,659. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
    School District NameCross County Community s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    2
    Number of Students Managed369311
    Cross County Community s School District Students Managed (2002-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    82%
    72%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    93%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$6 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$5 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$15,528$16,894
    District Spending / Student$13,846$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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