Norris Middle School

  • Norris Middle School serves 1,100 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Norris Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Norris Middle School's student population of 1,100 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norris Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 918 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The 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 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
82%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
72%
18%
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Black
8%
7%
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White
14%
68%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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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 Score0.460.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Norris Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOmaha School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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