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Cozad Elementary School

Public | 1-5 | 368 students

 

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Posted October 2, 2008

I like the school program they have, very organized, and the teachers way to help children to know what to expect during the week, and what to do. The teacher gives them an agenda of what's happening on the classroom, test, or even books that they are going to be reading.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 it 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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
68%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 it 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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
69%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 it 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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students66%
Female62%
Male70%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic67%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch61%
Special education students40%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students63%
Female66%
Male61%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic64%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch47%
Special education students30%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 it 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.

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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students63%
Female66%
Male61%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic63%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch53%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female78%
Male66%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic74%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch56%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students62%
Female68%
Male57%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic65%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch53%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 it 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.

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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students59%
Female57%
Male61%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic62%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch50%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female90%
Male76%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic80%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch76%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students71%
Female68%
Male74%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic70%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch66%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 it 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.

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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 80% 70%
Hispanic 18% 16%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Black 0% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 47%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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420 East 14th St
Cozad, NE 69130
Phone: (308) 784-3462

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