250 Main St
Sterling, NE 68443
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sterling Elementary School serves 111 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sterling Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

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Sterling Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Sterling Elementary School's student population of 111 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Sterling Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sterling Elementary School is 0.10, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#547 out of 904 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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