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West Elementary School

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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 75% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
77%
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 67% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
82%
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 Students86%
Female88%
Male85%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic88%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch65%
Special education students62%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students81%
Female90%
Male74%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic86%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch50%
Special education students31%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students75%
Female85%
Male69%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic80%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch46%
Special education students31%
English language learnersn/a
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 Students76%
Female76%
Male77%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic78%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch58%
Special education students45%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female86%
Male75%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic82%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch62%
Special education students45%
English language learnersn/a
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 81% 70%
Hispanic 15% 16%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Black 0% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Sidney, NE 69162
Phone: (308) 254-0960

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