Wakonda Elementary School

4845 Curtis Ave
Omaha, NE 68104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 301 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Wakonda Elementary School 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 15-19% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50% in NE
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Wakonda Elementary School's student population of 301 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Wakonda Elementary School 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 Wakonda Elementary School is 0.62, which is more 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)
#838 out of 902 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
46%
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25-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wakonda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-59%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
14%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
21%
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Black
58%
7%
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White
12%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Nebraska.
0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Wakonda Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wakonda Elementary School's ranking?
Wakonda Elementary School is ranked #838 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?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NE state average).
How many students attend Wakonda Elementary School?
301 students attend Wakonda Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Wakonda Elementary School students are Black, 14% of students are Asian, 12% of students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wakonda Elementary School?
Wakonda Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Wakonda Elementary School offer ?
Wakonda Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Wakonda Elementary School part of?
Wakonda Elementary School is part of Omaha Public Schools School District.
In what neighborhood is Wakonda Elementary School located?
Wakonda Elementary School is located in the North Omaha neighborhood of Omaha, NE. There are 32 other public schools located in North Omaha.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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