Jackson Elementary School

620 S 31st St
Omaha, NE 68105
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jackson Elementary School serves 223 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Jackson 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 11:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Jackson Elementary School's student population of 223 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Jackson 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 Jackson Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#885 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
82%
19%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
9%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOmaha School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jackson Elementary School is Central High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is J P Lord Program (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Field Club Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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