Dorchester Elementary School

506 W 9th
Dorchester, NE 68343
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Dorchester Elementary School serves 95 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Dorchester 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (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 30-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Dorchester Elementary School's student population of 95 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students95 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Dorchester 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 Dorchester Elementary School is 0.43, 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
#797 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
31%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
69%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Dorchester Elementary School is Dorchester High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crete Elementary School (8.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dorchester Dorchester High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 76 students
    0.0 miles
    506 W 9th
    Dorchester, NE 68343
    (402) 946-2781
    0 7-12 76
  • Dorchester Dorchester Preschool
    Grades: PK | 30 students
    0.0 miles
    506 W 9th
    Dorchester, NE 68343
    (402) 946-2781
    0 PK 30
  • Crete Crete Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 633 students
    8.6 miles
    309 E 11th St
    Crete, NE 68333
    (402) 826-5822
    8.6 PK-2 633
  • Friend Friend Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 150 students
    8.8 miles
    501 Main St
    Friend, NE 68359
    (402) 947-2781
    8.8 PK-6 150
  • Friend Friend High Schools Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 110 students
    8.8 miles
    501 Main St
    Friend, NE 68359
    (402) 947-2781
    8.8 7-12 110

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