Shelby - Rising City Elementary School

  • Shelby - Rising City Elementary School serves 167 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Shelby - Rising City 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 top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 32%.
  • Shelby - Rising City Elementary School operates within the Shelby - Rising City School District.

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School Overview

  • Shelby - Rising City Elementary School's student population of 167 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students167 students
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeShelby - Rising City Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Shelby - Rising City Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 918 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shelby - Rising City Elementary School is 0.24, which is less 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
82%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
14%
18%
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
n/a
7%
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Black Students (1991-2012)
White
86%
68%
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsShelby - Rising City Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.240.27
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Shelby - Rising City Elementary School is Shelby - Rising City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 246 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Shelby - Rising City School District's student population of 379 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,345 in this district is less than the state average of $16,894. The district revenue/student has declined by 42% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,598 is less than the state average of $15,659. The district spending/student has declined by 47% over four school years.
    School District NameShelby - Rising City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    2
    Number of Students Managed379311
    Shelby - Rising City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
    72%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$4 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$4 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,345$16,894
    District Spending / Student$8,598$15,659
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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