Squire John Thomas Elementary School

11221 Northridge Drive
Gretna, NE 68028
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Squire John Thomas Elementary School serves 569 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Squire John Thomas Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Squire John Thomas Elementary School's student population of 569 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Squire John Thomas Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Squire John Thomas Elementary School is 0.15, 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
#239 out of 913 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
92%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGretna School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Squire John Thomas Elementary School is Gretna High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gretna Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aspen Creek Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gretna Gretna High School Math: 74% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,258 student
    0.4 miles
    11335 S 204th Street
    Gretna, NE 68028
    (402) 332-3936
    0.4 9-12 1,258
  • Gretna Aspen Creek Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 516 students
    1.2 miles
    10325 South 188th Street
    Gretna, NE 68028
    (402) 332-5617
    1.2 PK-5 516
  • Gretna Gretna Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    1.3 miles
    801 South St
    Gretna, NE 68028
    (402) 332-3341
    1.3 PK-5 509
  • Gretna Gretna Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 667 students
    1.5 miles
    11705 South 216th Street
    Gretna, NE 68028
    (402) 332-3048
    1.5 6-8 667
  • Gretna Reeder Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 618 students
    2.7 miles
    19202 Chandler St
    Gretna, NE 68028
    (402) 715-6420
    2.7 PK-5 618

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