King Elementary School serves 335 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
King 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 335 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 91%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in NE
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
King Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
King Elementary School's student population of 335 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
King Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 King Elementary School is 0.64, which is more 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
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#893 out of 902 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is King Elementary School's ranking?
King Elementary School is ranked #893 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend King Elementary School?
335 students attend King Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of King Elementary School students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of King Elementary School?
King Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does King Elementary School offer ?
King Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is King Elementary School part of?
King Elementary School is part of Omaha Public Schools School District.
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