Ponca Elementary School

11300 N Post Rd
Omaha, NE 68112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Ponca Elementary School serves 121 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ponca Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Ponca Elementary School's student population of 121 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
121 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Ponca 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 Ponca Elementary School is 0.46, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#369 out of 902 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
21%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
72%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Ponca Elementary School's ranking?
Ponca Elementary School is ranked #369 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Ponca Elementary School often compared to?
Ponca Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Florence Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Ponca Elementary School?
121 students attend Ponca Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Ponca Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ponca Elementary School?
Ponca Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Ponca Elementary School offer ?
Ponca Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Ponca Elementary School part of?
Ponca Elementary School is part of Omaha Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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