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Omaha Public Schools

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3215 Cuming St
Omaha, NE 68131
Douglas County
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PH: (402) 557-2222

  • Grades PK-12
  • 50,340 students
  • 108 schools

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 NeSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 63% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 54% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

Math
 59% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 53% (2011)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 66% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 55% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

Writing
 61% (2013)
The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

Math
 55% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 49% (2011)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 65% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 52% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

Science
 46% (2013)
 46% (2012)
The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

Math
 56% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 47% (2011)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 67% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 57% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

Math
 50% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 46% (2011)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 63% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 46% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

Math
 41% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 34% (2011)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 58% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 47% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

Science
 43% (2013)
 40% (2012)
The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

Writing
 47% (2013)
 47% (2012)
The state average for Writing was 68% in 2013.

Math
 37% (2013)
 32% (2012)
 29% (2011)
The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11

Reading
 48% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 48% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 67% in 2013.

Science
 50% (2013)
 41% (2012)
The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

Writing
 50% (2013)
 45% (2012)
The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

Math
 32% (2013)
 30% (2012)
 24% (2011)
The state average for Math was 58% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science.
  • The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means they measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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 NeSA Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students63%
Female64%
Male60%
Black, not Hispanic48%
Asian54%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial69%
American Indian/Alaska Native53%
White, not Hispanic77%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch55%
Special education students42%
English language learners53%
Students served in migrant programs45%

MathThis District
All Students59%
Female56%
Male61%
Black, not Hispanic41%
Asian55%
Hispanic55%
Multiracial67%
American Indian/Alaska Native42%
White, not Hispanic77%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch51%
Special education students40%
English language learners49%
Students served in migrant programs47%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students66%
Female69%
Male64%
Black, not Hispanic55%
Asian60%
Hispanic61%
Multiracial69%
American Indian/Alaska Native55%
White, not Hispanic80%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch58%
Special education students42%
English language learners55%
Students served in migrant programs45%

WritingThis District
All Students61%
Female69%
Male53%
Black, not Hispanic46%
Asian55%
Hispanic62%
Multiracial63%
American Indian/Alaska Native52%
White, not Hispanic69%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch54%
Special education students28%
English language learners59%
Students served in migrant programs54%

MathThis District
All Students55%
Female53%
Male57%
Black, not Hispanic36%
Asian62%
Hispanic52%
Multiracial58%
American Indian/Alaska Native41%
White, not Hispanic72%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch47%
Special education students32%
English language learners47%
Students served in migrant programs49%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female69%
Male63%
Black, not Hispanic53%
Asian58%
Hispanic62%
Multiracial73%
American Indian/Alaska Native51%
White, not Hispanic80%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch59%
Special education students36%
English language learners54%
Students served in migrant programs36%

ScienceThis District
All Students46%
Female44%
Male48%
Black, not Hispanic30%
Asian37%
Hispanic35%
Multiracial55%
American Indian/Alaska Native40%
White, not Hispanic68%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch36%
Special education students26%
English language learners23%
Students served in migrant programs21%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Female57%
Male56%
Black, not Hispanic39%
Asian49%
Hispanic56%
Multiracial63%
American Indian/Alaska Native40%
White, not Hispanic70%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch49%
Special education students32%
English language learners47%
Students served in migrant programs43%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students67%
Female70%
Male65%
Black, not Hispanic53%
Asian51%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial70%
American Indian/Alaska Native69%
White, not Hispanic84%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch60%
Special education students39%
English language learners54%
Students served in migrant programs33%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female51%
Male49%
Black, not Hispanic32%
Asian48%
Hispanic45%
Multiracial52%
American Indian/Alaska Native45%
White, not Hispanic68%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch41%
Special education students28%
English language learners37%
Students served in migrant programs31%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students63%
Female67%
Male59%
Black, not Hispanic46%
Asian52%
Hispanic60%
Multiracial64%
American Indian/Alaska Native54%
White, not Hispanic81%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch55%
Special education students31%
English language learners49%
Students served in migrant programs18%

MathThis District
All Students41%
Female41%
Male42%
Black, not Hispanic22%
Asian40%
Hispanic38%
Multiracial46%
American Indian/Alaska Native24%
White, not Hispanic61%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch32%
Special education students15%
English language learners26%
Students served in migrant programs12%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students58%
Female61%
Male55%
Black, not Hispanic42%
Asian48%
Hispanic49%
Multiracial67%
American Indian/Alaska Native54%
White, not Hispanic78%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch47%
Special education students26%
English language learners28%
Students served in migrant programs13%

ScienceThis District
All Students43%
Female40%
Male46%
Black, not Hispanic23%
Asian39%
Hispanic35%
Multiracial55%
American Indian/Alaska Native34%
White, not Hispanic66%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch31%
Special education students20%
English language learners16%
Students served in migrant programs15%

WritingThis District
All Students47%
Female58%
Male38%
Black, not Hispanic28%
Asian45%
Hispanic44%
Multiracial48%
American Indian/Alaska Native36%
White, not Hispanic67%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch37%
Special education students17%
English language learners30%
Students served in migrant programs15%

MathThis District
All Students37%
Female37%
Male37%
Black, not Hispanic19%
Asian46%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial44%
American Indian/Alaska Native27%
White, not Hispanic56%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch27%
Special education students14%
English language learners20%
Students served in migrant programs23%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students48%
Female54%
Male43%
Black, not Hispanic36%
Asian29%
Hispanic39%
Multiracial54%
American Indian/Alaska Native39%
White, not Hispanic67%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch39%
Special education students20%
English language learners10%
Students served in migrant programs9%

ScienceThis District
All Students50%
Female49%
Male52%
Black, not Hispanic33%
Asian30%
Hispanic43%
Multiracial55%
American Indian/Alaska Native26%
White, not Hispanic74%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch40%
Special education students27%
English language learners10%
Students served in migrant programs2%

WritingThis District
All Students50%
Female61%
Male40%
Black, not Hispanic38%
Asian33%
Hispanic42%
Multiracial55%
American Indian/Alaska Native47%
White, not Hispanic68%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch41%
Special education students13%
English language learners9%
Students served in migrant programs7%

MathThis District
All Students32%
Female33%
Male31%
Black, not Hispanic15%
Asian34%
Hispanic22%
Multiracial35%
American Indian/Alaska Native13%
White, not Hispanic52%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch21%
Special education students14%
English language learners10%
Students served in migrant programs8%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science.
  • The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means they measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska.
  • The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in Nebraska: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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