Harney Elementary School

1001 Arbor Drive
South Sioux City, NE 68776
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Harney Elementary School serves 321 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Harney 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 student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Harney Elementary School's student population of 321 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Harney 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 Harney 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
#770 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
66%
19%
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Black
11%
7%
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White
12%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSo Sioux City Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harney Elementary School is South Sioux Senior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Sioux City Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Covington Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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