South Ward Elementary School

2000 12th Ave
Sidney, NE 69162
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Ward Elementary School serves 196 students in grades 1-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South Ward Elementary School's student population of 196 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-2
Total Students196 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of South Ward Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of South Ward Elementary School is 0.22, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in South Ward Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in South Ward Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Ward Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Ward Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
88%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Ward Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Ward Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score
0.220.52
This chart display the diversity score of South Ward Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Ward Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Ward Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSidney School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Ward Elementary School is Sidney High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sidney Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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