J Sterling Morton Elementary School

1805 S 160th
Omaha, NE 68130
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
J Sterling Morton Elementary School serves 355 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
J Sterling Morton 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

School Overview

J Sterling Morton Elementary School's student population of 355 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

J Sterling Morton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of J Sterling Morton Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#341 out of 902 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
21%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
80%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is J Sterling Morton Elementary School's ranking?
J Sterling Morton Elementary School is ranked #341 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are J Sterling Morton Elementary School often compared to?
J Sterling Morton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Black Elk Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend J Sterling Morton Elementary School?
355 students attend J Sterling Morton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of J Sterling Morton Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of J Sterling Morton Elementary School?
J Sterling Morton Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does J Sterling Morton Elementary School offer ?
J Sterling Morton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is J Sterling Morton Elementary School part of?
J Sterling Morton Elementary School is part of Millard Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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