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Goodrich At Dawes Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 573 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 67% in 2013.

236 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

236 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
64%
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 70% in 2013.

232 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

232 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
68%
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 66% in 2013.

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2013.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
50%
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 Students54%
Female61%
Male46%
Black, not Hispanic)24%
Asian65%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial55%
White, not Hispanic55%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch49%
Special education students18%
English language learners45%

Reading

All Students65%
Female72%
Male60%
Black, not Hispanic)44%
Asian65%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic70%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch61%
Special education students21%
English language learners58%
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 Students54%
Female52%
Male54%
Black, not Hispanic)42%
Asian75%
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic56%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch48%
Special education students21%
English language learners22%

Reading

All Students74%
Female76%
Male73%
Black, not Hispanic)69%
Asian90%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic74%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch71%
Special education students24%
English language learners60%
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 Students45%
Female42%
Male47%
Black, not Hispanic)37%
Asian64%
Hispanic38%
Multiracial25%
White, not Hispanic50%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch42%
Special education students27%
English language learners24%

Reading

All Students64%
Female64%
Male64%
Black, not Hispanic)63%
Asian65%
Hispanic66%
Multiracial37%
White, not Hispanic68%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch64%
Special education students21%
English language learners18%

Science

All Students48%
Female39%
Male56%
Black, not Hispanic)37%
Asian65%
Hispanic40%
Multiracial25%
White, not Hispanic55%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch46%
Special education students24%
English language learners24%

Writing

All Students51%
Female59%
Male45%
Black, not Hispanic)39%
Asian71%
Hispanic47%
Multiracial44%
White, not Hispanic54%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch50%
Special education students10%
English language learners31%
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 51% 70%
Hispanic 23% 16%
Black 12% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 2%
Two or more races 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 76%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Vocal lessons / coaching

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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Programs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

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

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
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Parent involvement
  • Chaperone school trips
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5130 Colfax Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504
Phone: (402) 436-1213

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