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Ackerman Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 504 students

 
 

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4 stars


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Posted August 25, 2005

We are new to Millard/Omaha and just started at Ackerman. I have so far had a wonderful experience with the administration and staff, it is a friendly inviting environment. My children are in their second week and are already busy with all the programs such as art, music, sports, extracuricular activities and there seems to be much parental/familial involvement.
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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.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

90 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

97 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

97 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
83%
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.

91 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

92 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2012.

91 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%
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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students88%
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 Students85%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic83%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students89%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic86%
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 Students85%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic85%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students84%
Femalen/a
Male76%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanic82%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students79%
Femalen/a
Male71%
White, not Hispanic77%
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 88% 71%
Hispanic 4% 16%
Asian 3% 2%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 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 10%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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5110 South 156th St
Omaha, NE 68135
Phone: (402) 715-8420

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