3030 S 139th Plaza
Omaha, NE 68144
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Willa Cather Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Willa Cather Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Willa Cather Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Willa Cather Elementary School's student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Willa Cather Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Willa Cather Elementary School is 0.62, 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 Data
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State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#63 out of 904 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
42%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
19%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
45%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 407 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 20%)

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