595 Road 3
Columbus, NE 68601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Richland Elementary School serves 73 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Richland Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 73 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Richland Elementary School's student population of 73 students has grown by 135% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
73 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Richland Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Richland Elementary School is 0.44, which is less 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
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#116 out of 904 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
69%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
29%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 73 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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