West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 192 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 192 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students192 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. 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#418 out of 918 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
81%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.330.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West 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 NameSidney Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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