Wasmer Elementary School

  • Wasmer Elementary School serves 405 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Wasmer Elementary School's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wasmer Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wasmer Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#713 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wasmer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wasmer 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
58%
19%
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Black
6%
7%
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White
33%
66%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wasmer Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.560.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wasmer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGRAND ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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