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Goodrich at Dawes Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 687 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 68% in 2012.

215 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

216 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
59%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

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 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 68% in 2012.

186 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

186 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

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 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 62% in 2012.

167 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2012.

167 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2012.

167 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

164 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

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 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%
Female68%
Male59%
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic68%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch61%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students68%
Female71%
Male64%
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic73%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch63%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

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 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 Students51%
Femalen/a
Male53%
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic54%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch50%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students63%
Female63%
Male63%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic67%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch63%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

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 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 Students50%
Femalen/a
Male52%
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic62%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch43%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students56%
Female57%
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch53%

Science

All Students60%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
White, not Hispanic70%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a

Writing

All Students50%
Female62%
Malen/a
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic53%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch43%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

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 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 53% 71%
Hispanic 20% 16%
Black 12% 7%
Asian 6% 2%
Two or more races 6% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 80%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Vocal lessons / coaching

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Special education coordinator
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Gym
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Sports

Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
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