South Ward Elementary School

  • South Ward Elementary School serves 211 students in grades 1-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • South Ward Elementary School's student population of 211 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-2
Total Students211 students
This chart display total students of South Ward Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of South Ward Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of South Ward Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • South Ward Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Ward Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of South Ward Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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
n/a
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
9%
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 2016-17 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
89%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in South Ward Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.200.53
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSIDNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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