South Central Nebraska Unified 5 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public preschools serving 377 students in South Central Nebraska Unified 5 School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Nebraska.
Public Preschools in South Central Nebraska Unified 5 School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Nebraska public pre school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschools in South Central Nebraska Unified 5 School District are Sandy Creek Elementary School, Lawrence/nelson Elementary School and Clay Co Learning Center - Fairfield. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public preschool average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

South Central Nebraska Unified 5 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
South Central Nebraska Unified 5 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NE)
# Schools
4 Schools
587 Schools
# Students
377 Students
155,932 Students
# Teachers
34 Teachers
11,452 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

South Central Nebraska Unified 5 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 228 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 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NE)
Overall District Rank
#109 out of 248 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South Central Nebraska Unified 5  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Central Nebraska Unified 5  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)
50%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Central Nebraska Unified 5  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
≥90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Central Nebraska Unified 5  School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.19
0.54
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,126 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
4,938 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
25 Students
30,698 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
20%
# Black Students
1 Student
10,307 Students
% Black Students
n/a
7%
# White Students
339 Students
100,652 Students
% White Students
90%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
215 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
11 Students
6,996 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
98
17,744
# Students in K Grade:
63
22,894
# Students in 1st Grade:
44
22,860
# Students in 2nd Grade:
37
22,340
# Students in 3rd Grade:
42
21,445
# Students in 4th Grade:
42
21,073
# Students in 5th Grade:
51
19,558
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
7,570
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
213
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
235
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
-
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
-
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
-
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
-
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,331 is higher than the state median of $18,964. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $27,214 is higher than the state median of $18,654. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NE)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$15 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of South Central Nebraska Unified 5  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$19 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of South Central Nebraska Unified 5  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,331
$18,964
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Central Nebraska Unified 5  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$27,214
$18,654
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Central Nebraska Unified 5  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best South Central Nebraska Unified 5 School District Public Preschools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sandy Creek Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
30671 Hwy 14
Fairfield, NE 68938
(402) 726-2412
Grades: PK-5
| 188 students
Rank: #22.
Lawrence/nelson Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
411 E Second
Lawrence, NE 68957
(402) 756-7013
Grades: PK-5
| 91 students
Rank: n/an/a
30671 Hwy 14
Fairfield, NE 68938
(402) 726-2151
Grades: PK
| 70 students
Rank: n/an/a
411 E Second
Lawrence, NE 68957
(402) 756-7014
Grades: PK
| 28 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • South Central Nebraska Unified 5 School District
  • 30671 HWY 14, FAIRFIELD, NE, 68938-2757
  • (402) 726-2151
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in NE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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