Emerson Elementary School

2410 20th St
Columbus, NE 68602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Emerson Elementary School serves 261 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Emerson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Emerson Elementary School's student population of 261 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Rankings

Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Emerson Elementary School is 0.54, which is more 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
#623 out of 904 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
48%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Emerson Elementary School is Columbus High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Columbus Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus Columbus Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 1,110 student
    0.3 miles
    2200 26th St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-7060
    0.3 5-8 1,110
  • Columbus Columbus High School Math: 49% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,230 student
    0.4 miles
    3434 Discoverer Drive
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-7050
    0.4 9-12 1,230
  • Columbus Pathways Beyond/early Steps To Success Building
    Grades: PK | 14 students
    0.5 miles
    2508 27th Street
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-7000
    0.5 PK 14
  • Columbus North Park Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 309 students
    0.7 miles
    2200 31st St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-7070
    0.7 PK-4 309
  • Columbus West Park Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 240 students
    1.1 miles
    4100 Adamy St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-7075
    1.1 PK-4 240

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