Southwest Elementary-indianola

719 E St
Indianola, NE 69034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Southwest Elementary-indianola serves 159 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Southwest Elementary-indianola placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than 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% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Southwest Elementary-indianola's student population of 159 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students159 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Southwest Elementary-indianola is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Southwest Elementary-indianola is 0.20, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#683 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.200.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthwest School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Southwest Elementary-indianola is Southwest Jr/sr High School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (11.1 miles away)
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