Pershing Elementary School

  • Pershing Elementary School serves 460 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Pershing Elementary School's student population of 460 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pershing Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pershing Elementary School is 0.50, 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#603 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
17%
19%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
68%
66%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pershing Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.500.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincoln Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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    0.4 miles
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    Lincoln, NE 68507
    (402)436-1303
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  • Lincoln Mickle Middle School
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    0.6 miles
    2500 N 67th St
    Lincoln, NE 68507
    (402)436-1216
    0.6 6-8 724
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    0.8 miles
    2311 N 60th St
    Lincoln, NE 68509
    (402)471-1645
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  • Lincoln Goodrich Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 841 students
    0.9 miles
    4600 Lewis Avenue
    Lincoln, NE 68521
    (402)436-1213
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  • Lincoln Dawes Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 494 students
    1.0 miles
    5130 Colfax Street
    Lincoln, NE 68504
    (402)436-1211
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