Southwest Elementary-indianola

719 E St
Indianola, NE 69034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 172 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Southwest Elementary-indianola ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 172 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Bottom 50% in NE
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Southwest Elementary-indianola ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Southwest Elementary-indianola's student population of 172 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
172 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwest Elementary-indianola ranks within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Southwest Elementary-indianola is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NE)
#666 out of 902 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
46%
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40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
9%
21%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
87%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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0.24
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southwest Elementary-indianola's ranking?
Southwest Elementary-indianola is ranked #666 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NE state average).
How many students attend Southwest Elementary-indianola?
172 students attend Southwest Elementary-indianola.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Southwest Elementary-indianola students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southwest Elementary-indianola?
Southwest Elementary-indianola has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Southwest Elementary-indianola offer ?
Southwest Elementary-indianola offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Southwest Elementary-indianola part of?
Southwest Elementary-indianola is part of Southwest Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 172 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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