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Ponca Public Schools

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505 3rd St
Ponca, NE 68770
Dixon County
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PH: (402) 755-5700

  • Grades PK-12
  • 431 students
  • 3 schools

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 NeSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 69% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

Math
 84% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 76% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

Writing
 52% (2013)
The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

Math
 89% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 89% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

Science
 72% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

Math
 72% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 90% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

Math
 88% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 75% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

Math
 67% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 63% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

Science
 57% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

Writing
 60% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Writing was 68% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11

Reading
 64% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Reading was 67% in 2013.

Science
 81% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

Writing
 61% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

Math
 58% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (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 Students69%
Female69%
Male69%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic68%

MathThis District
All Students84%
Male76%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic84%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students76%
Male73%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic79%

WritingThis District
All Students52%
Female50%
Male53%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic54%

MathThis District
All Students89%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic93%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students89%
Male95%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic89%

ScienceThis District
All Students72%
Female61%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic72%

MathThis District
All Students72%
Female72%
Male72%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic72%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students90%
Female91%
Male88%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic90%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female91%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic87%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students75%
Female90%
Male65%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic79%

MathThis District
All Students67%
Female63%
Male69%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic68%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students63%
Female67%
Male59%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic62%

ScienceThis District
All Students57%
Female56%
Male59%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic56%

WritingThis District
All Students60%
Male41%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic59%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch50%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female33%
Male47%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic41%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch50%
Source: NE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
Male67%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic70%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch20%

ScienceThis District
All Students81%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch40%

WritingThis District
All Students61%
Male57%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic67%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch30%

MathThis District
All Students58%
Female50%
Male62%
Black, not Hispanicn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic60%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch40%
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
Information about this data
Source:
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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