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Eisenhower Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 228 students

 

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Posted May 11, 2009

Eisenhower is the best school in North Platte. It has consistently been #1 in academics for the last 20 or so years. The teachers are excellent and tend to stay for their entire careers. When we moved to North Platte, we chose a house based on our kids going to school at Eisenhower.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2009

We have been very pleased with the educational experience our children have had at Eisenhower. The school has outstanding teachers and principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 2, 2009

The principal is wonderful and the majority of the teachers are great too. Unfortunately the parents are a whole other subject. If you are not wealthy and a stay at home mother with a father owning a business you don't seem to matter much. Especially single parents who work full-time jobs. The level of education is compatable with other elementary schools and they have a wonderful Resource department. Ms. Hatch is one of the best teachers we have found, and we have been at several schools throughout the state.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2009

Eisenhower has a rich tradition in producing many top level students who go on to be great leaders at the middle school, high school and college level.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2009

Both of my children attended this school and enjoyed each day. As I parent you know it is much easier to get them there if they enjoy going. The teachers are first rate and the staff are exceptional. The parent teacher organization is the best and very involved in trying to make their school a wonderful learning enviroment for their students with many wonderful activities provided throuhout the year including the Book It program, book fairs, fun night, mini courses, superbowl party, parent appreciation breakfast, reflections and the list goes on and on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2009

The teachers are wonderful!
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Posted April 29, 2009

Great leadership, great teachers, small class size!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2009

Eisenhower school is the best school in our area! Staff is caring, dedicated, trustworthy individuals who go above and beyond for their students. They are more than willing to help with any situation that involves their students. I could not think of a better place to send my children! Thank you Eisenhower for all that you have done for my children!
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Posted April 29, 2009

My son is in first grade and has attended Eisenhower Elementary for 2 years and has thrived. The teachers are great! I give IKE 5 stars!
—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 72% in 2012.

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95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

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92%

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81%
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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 72% in 2012.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

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100%
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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 75% in 2012.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

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Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2012.

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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

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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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
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Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
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White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
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Reading

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Science

All Studentsn/a
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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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 75% 71%
Hispanic 18% 16%
Asian 3% 2%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Black 0% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • National News Bowl Top 10 (2008)
  • National News Bowl Top 10 (2007)
  • National News Bowl Top 10 (2006)

Special education / special needs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Special education

Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra

Language learning

Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Gifted & talented

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  • Gifted / high performing
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:10
School end time
  • 3:25
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Shane Alexander

Programs

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  • Special education

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  • Spanish
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