Rousseau Elementary School

  • Rousseau Elementary School serves 566 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 95% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Rousseau Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Rousseau Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

  • Rousseau Elementary School's student population of 566 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students566 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rousseau Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 918 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rousseau Elementary School is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rankn/a
17%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rousseau Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
82%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Rousseau Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rousseau Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rousseau Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
78%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rousseau Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rousseau Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.380.27
This chart display the diversity score of Rousseau Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rousseau Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rousseau Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincoln School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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