12424 Weir St
Omaha, NE 68137
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Norris Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Norris Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Norris Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Norris Elementary School's student population of 399 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Norris Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Norris Elementary School is 0.49, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#375 out of 904 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
20%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
69%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Norris Elementary School's ranking?

Norris Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% NE state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NE state average).

How many students attend Norris Elementary School?

399 students attend Norris Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

69% of Norris Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Norris Elementary School?

Norris Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.

What grades does Norris Elementary School offer ?

Norris Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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