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West Lawn Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 296 students

 

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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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
n/a

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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
80%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
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

All Students63%
Female50%
Malen/a
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic65%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch60%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners50%

Reading

All Students63%
Female65%
Male59%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic65%
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

Math

All Students65%
Female60%
Male68%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic71%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch61%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Femalen/a
Male68%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic57%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch67%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students61%
Female79%
Male50%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic62%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch55%
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 Students67%
Female72%
Male64%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic68%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch71%
Special education students53%
English language learners67%

Reading

All Students75%
Femalen/a
Male64%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic77%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch68%
Special education students59%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students44%
Female39%
Male48%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic45%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch46%
Special education students35%
English language learners40%
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 46% 70%
Hispanic 45% 16%
Two or more races 5% 3%
Black 3% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
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 70%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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3022 West College St
Grand Island, NE 68803
Phone: (308) 385-5930

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