401 S Pine St
Valley, NE 68064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Douglas County West Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Douglas County West Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Douglas County West Elementary School's student population of 484 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
484 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Douglas County West Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Douglas County West Elementary School is 0.17, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#257 out of 904 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
91%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Douglas County West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 484 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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