Pershing Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pershing Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 422 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 38%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in NE
- Math Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Pershing Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:
Most improved public schools
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Pershing Elementary School's student population of 422 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Pershing Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Pershing Elementary School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#384 out of 902 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Pershing Elementary School's ranking?
Pershing Elementary School is ranked #384 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Pershing Elementary School?
422 students attend Pershing Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Pershing Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pershing Elementary School?
Pershing Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Pershing Elementary School offer ?
Pershing Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Pershing Elementary School part of?
Pershing Elementary School is part of Lincoln Public Schools School District.
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