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Palisade's Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 605 students

 
 

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5 stars

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2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
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Posted February 8, 2012

Palisades is an excellent elementary school with devoted teachers and staff. The principal, music teacher and councelor do an outstanding job of bringing all of the extras into the school day and making everybody feel welcome!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2009

We came to the Palisades with hopes for an excellent education for our daughter but more importantly we were looking for a school with a compassionate teaching staff. We found it and then some! From the principal to the janitorial staff, these folks are amazing! Our daughter loves the Palisades and we the Palisades for loving our daughter. Thank you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 15, 2009

I couldn't ask for a better school for my daughter. The staff is always friendly, my child has always loved her teacher, and parent communication is amazing. Wonderful school environment!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 2, 2009

they seem to always want money for this or that. with the economy it is hard to do things like this. the teachers are good and the learning is good for my guy
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 17, 2009

I love the child to teach ration. Class sizes are around 21 kids per class. Excellent teachers who are driven to take your child to the next level in their education. High ability learners programs available for those who need it and also special ed. programs.
—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.

105 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

104 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
76%
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 72% in 2012.

80 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

80 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
73%
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 75% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students81%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic83%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic87%
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 Students73%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic74%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students76%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic77%
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
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/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 94% 71%
Hispanic 2% 16%
Asian 1% 2%
Black 1% 7%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
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 5%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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16820 Chutney Dr
Omaha, NE 68136
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