Starr Elementary School

  • Starr Elementary School serves 525 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 47% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Starr Elementary School 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 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Starr Elementary School's student population of 525 students has grown by 88% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 65% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Starr Elementary School 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 Starr Elementary School is 0.60, which is more 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#612 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
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
40%
19%
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Black
6%
7%
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White
49%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Island School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Island Barr Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 696 students
    0.3 miles
    602 W Stolley Park Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5875
    0.3 6-8 696
  • Grand Island Career Pathways Institute Alternative School

    0.7 miles
    1215 Adams Street
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5601
    0.7 n/a n/a
  • Grand Island Dodge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
    1.3 miles
    641 S Oak St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5889
    1.3 PK-5 482
  • Grand Island Gates Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
    1.4 miles
    2700 W Louise St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5892
    1.4 PK-5 415
  • Grand Island Wasmer Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    1.4 miles
    318 S Clark St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5920
    1.4 PK-5 367

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