Pound Middle School

4740 S 45th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pound Middle School serves 816 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Pound Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Pound Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Pound Middle School's student population of 816 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students816 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Pound Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Pound Middle School is 0.40, 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
#97 out of 913 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
19%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
77%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincoln School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pound Middle School is Lincoln Southeast High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Irving Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Zeman Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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