Hershey Elementary School

301 S Lincoln
Hershey, NE 69143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hershey Elementary School serves 286 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Hershey Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Hershey Elementary School's student population of 286 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Hershey Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Hershey Elementary School is 0.20, 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
#380 out of 913 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.200.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHershey 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 Hershey Elementary School is Hershey High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sutherland Elementary School (6.5 miles away)
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