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Arnold Elementary School

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Posted April 14, 2010

This school has great teachers and activly involves the students to be better people.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2009

My grandson started school at Arnold. The school was instrumental in his gaining self confidence and is much more personalized than most schools.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
83%

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.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
88%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%
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.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

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 Students73%
Female66%
Male78%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic73%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch65%
Special education students68%
English language learners60%

Reading

All Students82%
Female89%
Male77%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic81%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch75%
Special education students68%
English language learners68%
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 Students88%
Female84%
Male93%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic89%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch88%
Special education students79%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Female88%
Male89%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic89%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch88%
Special education students67%
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students94%
Female93%
Male94%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial100%
White, not Hispanic96%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch92%
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 Students77%
Female82%
Male74%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic78%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch71%
Special education students66%
English language learners50%

Reading

All Students81%
Female85%
Male76%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic79%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch76%
Special education students63%
English language learners60%

Science

All Students50%
Female50%
Male49%
Black, not Hispanic)40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic51%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch47%
Special education students44%
English language learners12%
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 67% 70%
Hispanic 17% 16%
Black 7% 7%
Two or more races 6% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 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 68%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School start time
  • 9:00 am
School end time
  • 3:35 pm
School Leader's name
  • J. J. Wilkins
Fax number
  • (402) 458-3220

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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5000 Mike Scholl St
Lincoln, NE 68524
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