Gretna School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 5,090 students in Gretna School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Nebraska.
Public Schools in Gretna School District have an average math proficiency score of 74% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 52% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Gretna School District are Palisades Elementary School, Aspen Creek Elementary School and Squire John Thomas Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Gretna School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Gretna School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Gretna School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NE)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,098 Schools
# Students
5,090 Students
323,847 Students
# Teachers
313 Teachers
23,776 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Gretna School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 248 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NE)
Overall District Rank
#15 out of 248 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gretna   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gretna   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gretna   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gretna   School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.15
0.52
# American Indian Students
19 Students
4,446 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
50 Students
8,959 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
180 Students
60,839 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
19%
# Black Students
54 Students
21,654 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
4,702 Students
215,249 Students
% White Students
92%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
450 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
84 Students
12,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
205
17,513
# Students in K Grade:
421
23,239
# Students in 1st Grade:
429
22,902
# Students in 2nd Grade:
436
23,568
# Students in 3rd Grade:
403
24,184
# Students in 4th Grade:
429
24,178
# Students in 5th Grade:
394
22,561
# Students in 6th Grade:
378
23,678
# Students in 7th Grade:
380
23,359
# Students in 8th Grade:
357
23,730
# Students in 9th Grade:
351
23,832
# Students in 10th Grade:
322
23,747
# Students in 11th Grade:
299
23,007
# Students in 12th Grade:
286
24,349
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,324 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,458. The school district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,536 is less than the state median of $17,165. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NE)
Total Revenue
$53 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gretna   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$84 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Gretna   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,324
$17,458
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gretna   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,536
$17,165
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gretna   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Gretna School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Palisades Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16820 Chutney Dr
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 895-2194
Grades: PK-5
| 617 students
Rank: #22.
Aspen Creek Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10325 South 188th Street
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 332-5617
Grades: PK-5
| 516 students
Rank: #33.
Squire John Thomas Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11221 Northridge Drive
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 332-5578
Grades: PK-5
| 569 students
Rank: #44.
Gretna Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11705 South 216th Street
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 332-3048
Grades: 6-8
| 667 students
Rank: #55.
Whitetail Creek Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19110 Greenleaf Street
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 895-3388
Grades: PK-5
| 506 students
Rank: #66.
Aspen Creek Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
18414 Summit Drive
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 332-3866
Grades: 6-8
| 448 students
Rank: #77.
Gretna High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11335 S 204th Street
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 332-3936
Grades: 9-12
| 1,258 students
Rank: #88.
Gretna Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
801 South St
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 332-3341
Grades: PK-5
| 509 students
701 Olson Drive, Suite 111 Har
Papillion, NE 68046
(402) 339-6592
Grades: PK
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,090 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1% in NE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15

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