Lost Creek Elementary School

3772 33rd Ave
Columbus, NE 68602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Lost Creek Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 370 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : Bottom 50% in NE
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lost Creek Elementary School's student population of 370 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
370 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Lost Creek Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lost Creek Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NE)
#604 out of 902 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lost Creek 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 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lost Creek 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Lost Creek Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Lost Creek Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Lost Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
31%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Lost Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Lost Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
62%
64%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Lost Creek Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lost Creek Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Nebraska.
0.52
This chart displays the diversity score of Lost Creek Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lost Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lost Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lost Creek Elementary School's ranking?
Lost Creek Elementary School is ranked #604 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Lost Creek Elementary School often compared to?
Lost Creek Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North Park Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NE state average).
How many students attend Lost Creek Elementary School?
370 students attend Lost Creek Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Lost Creek Elementary School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lost Creek Elementary School?
Lost Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Lost Creek Elementary School offer ?
Lost Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Lost Creek Elementary School part of?
Lost Creek Elementary School is part of Columbus Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 370 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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