Norwood Park Elementary School

4710 N 72nd St
Lincoln, NE 68507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Norwood Park Elementary School serves 241 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Norwood Park Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Norwood Park Elementary School's student population of 241 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Norwood Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Norwood Park Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#692 out of 902 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
21%
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Black
7%
7%
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White
65%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Norwood Park Elementary School's ranking?
Norwood Park Elementary School is ranked #692 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Norwood Park Elementary School?
241 students attend Norwood Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Norwood Park Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Norwood Park Elementary School?
Norwood Park Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Norwood Park Elementary School offer ?
Norwood Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Norwood Park Elementary School part of?
Norwood Park Elementary School is part of Lincoln Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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