Lawrence/nelson Elementary School

  • Lawrence/nelson Elementary School serves 87 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lawrence/nelson 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Lawrence/nelson Elementary School's student population of 87 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students87 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawrence/nelson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 911 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lawrence/nelson Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. 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#639 out of 911 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lawrence/nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lawrence/nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Hispanic
6%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
92%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lawrence/nelson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lawrence/nelson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.150.51
This chart display the diversity score of Lawrence/nelson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lawrence/nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lawrence/nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Central Nebraska Unified 5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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