Nickerson Elementary School

  • Nickerson Elementary School serves 298 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

School Overview

  • Nickerson Elementary School's student population of 298 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students298 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nickerson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nickerson Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#548 out of 1,268 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
92%
65%
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nickerson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.150.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nickerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNickerson School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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