Norris Middle School

  • Norris Middle School serves 1,123 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Norris Middle School's student population of 1,123 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norris Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Norris Middle School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#898 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
77%
19%
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Black
7%
7%
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White
12%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norris Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.390.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOmaha Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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