Karen Western Elementary School

  • Karen Western Elementary School serves 188 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Karen Western Elementary School's student population of 188 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Karen Western Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Karen Western Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#532 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
69%
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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
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
54%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
35%
66%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Karen Western Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.580.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRalston Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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