Emerson Elementary School

  • Emerson Elementary School serves 261 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Emerson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Emerson Elementary School's student population of 261 students has declined by 20% 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 Comparison

  • Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 911 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson Elementary School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#380 out of 911 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Emerson Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
49%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
49%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.520.51
This chart display the diversity score of Emerson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Emerson 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
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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