Karen Western Elementary School
Karen Western Elementary School serves 187 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Karen Western 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).
Karen Western Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Karen Western Elementary School's student population of 187 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Karen Western Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Karen Western Elementary School is 0.59, 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 Data
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#825 out of 904 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education
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