Meadowlark Elementary School

  • Meadowlark Elementary School serves 433 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Meadowlark Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Meadowlark Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

  • Meadowlark Elementary School's student population of 433 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meadowlark Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meadowlark Elementary School is 0.19, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#16 out of 911 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Meadowlark 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)
82%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meadowlark 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 Ratio19:114:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Meadowlark Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Meadowlark Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
90%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Meadowlark Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meadowlark Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.190.52
This chart display the diversity score of Meadowlark Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Meadowlark Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Meadowlark Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKearney School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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