Orchard Elementary School

  • Orchard Elementary School serves 86 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Orchard 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Orchard Elementary School's student population of 86 students has grown by 65% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students86 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orchard Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orchard Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#643 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
81%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.330.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNebraska Unified District 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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