Pershing Elementary School

1104 N Tyler
Lexington, NE 68850
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pershing Elementary School serves 261 students in grades 4-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 31% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Pershing 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 12:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Pershing Elementary School's student population of 261 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Pershing 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 diversity score of Pershing Elementary School is 0.46, 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 Testing Rank
#843 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
72%
19%
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Black
9%
7%
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White
12%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pershing Elementary School is Lexington High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lexington Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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