Palmyra District O R 1 School District

425 F St
Palmyra, NE 68418
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Palmyra District O R 1 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 660 students in Palmyra District O R 1 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
Public Schools in Palmyra District O R 1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NE)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
660 Students
327,576 Students
# Teachers
48 Teachers
24,241 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Palmyra District O R 1 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 245 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NE)
Overall District Rank
#78 out of 246 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Palmyra District O R 1  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palmyra District O R 1  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmyra District O R 1  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Palmyra District O R 1  School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.11
0.55
# American Indian Students
1 Student
4,360 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
9,615 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
15 Students
67,064 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
21%
# Black Students
12 Students
21,528 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# White Students
621 Students
210,051 Students
% White Students
94%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
529 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
14,429 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
60
19,011
# Students in K Grade:
55
23,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
57
22,974
# Students in 2nd Grade:
61
23,231
# Students in 3rd Grade:
57
22,946
# Students in 4th Grade:
45
23,093
# Students in 5th Grade:
48
22,974
# Students in 6th Grade:
44
23,704
# Students in 7th Grade:
50
24,278
# Students in 8th Grade:
44
24,345
# Students in 9th Grade:
34
23,686
# Students in 10th Grade:
39
24,328
# Students in 11th Grade:
37
24,010
# Students in 12th Grade:
29
25,596
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,521 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,508. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,980 is less than the state median of $16,823. The school district spending/student has declined by 24% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NE)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$5,080 MM
This chart display total revenue of Palmyra District O R 1  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$8 MM
$5,511 MM
This chart display total spending of Palmyra District O R 1  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,521
$15,508
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Palmyra District O R 1  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,980
$16,823
This chart display average spending per public school student in Palmyra District O R 1  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Palmyra District O R 1 School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jr-sr High School At Palmyra
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
425 F St
Palmyra, NE 68418
(402) 780-5327
Grades: 7-12
| 233 students
Rank: #22.
Elementary At Bennet
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
50 Dogwood
Bennet, NE 68317
(402) 782-3535
Grades: PK-6
| 427 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Palmyra District O R 1 School District?
Palmyra District O R 1 School District manages 2 public schools serving 660 students.
What is the rank of Palmyra District O R 1 School District?
Palmyra District O R 1 School District is ranked #84 out of 245 school districts in Nebraska (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Nebraska school districts for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Palmyra District O R 1 School District?
94% of Palmyra District O R 1 School District students are White, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Palmyra District O R 1 School District?
Palmyra District O R 1 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Nebraska state average of 14:1.
What is Palmyra District O R 1 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,980 is less than the state median of $16,823. The school district spending/student has declined by 24% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 660 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in NE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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