West Elementary School

2350 Osage St
Sidney, NE 69162
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 191 students in grades 5-6, West Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 191 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 30% in NE
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 191 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
Total Students
191 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

West Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.24, which is less 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)
#257 out of 902 schools
(Top 30%)
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50-54%
46%
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55-59%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
7%
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White
87%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
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 NE.
0.24
This chart display the diversity score of West 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
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Elementary School's ranking?
West Elementary School is ranked #257 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend West Elementary School?
191 students attend West Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of West Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Elementary School?
West Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does West Elementary School offer ?
West Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 5-6
What school district is West Elementary School part of?
West Elementary School is part of Sidney Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 191 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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