West Park Elementary School

  • West Park Elementary School serves 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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.
  • West Park Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Park Elementary School's student population of 240 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 911 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Park Elementary School is 0.52, which is equal to 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 School Rank (16-17)#354 out of 911 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
43%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
55%
66%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.520.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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