Paxton Elementary School

308 N Elm
Paxton, NE 69155
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 94 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Paxton Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 30% in NE
  • : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Paxton Elementary School's student population of 94 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
94 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Paxton Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Paxton Elementary School is 0.23, 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)
#199 out of 902 schools
(Top 30%)
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60-69%
46%
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50-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
21%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
87%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.23
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 Paxton Elementary School's ranking?
Paxton Elementary School is ranked #199 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Paxton Elementary School?
94 students attend Paxton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Paxton Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paxton Elementary School?
Paxton Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Paxton Elementary School offer ?
Paxton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Paxton Elementary School part of?
Paxton Elementary School is part of Paxton Consolidated Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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