Wasmer Elementary School

318 S Clark St
Grand Island, NE 68801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wasmer Elementary School serves 367 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Wasmer 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 14:1 is equal to the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Wasmer Elementary School's student population of 367 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Wasmer 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 Wasmer Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#790 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
59%
19%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
32%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
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

The nearest high school to Wasmer Elementary School is Central Ne Support Service Program (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Barr Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dodge Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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