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Cardinal Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 392 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 75% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%
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 75% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
n/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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students69%
Female59%
Male78%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch71%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners70%

Reading

All Students75%
Female72%
Male79%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch76%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners79%
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 Students59%
Female67%
Male53%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic76%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch49%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners52%

Reading

All Students71%
Female76%
Male66%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic72%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch63%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners73%

Writing

All Students61%
Female71%
Male50%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch56%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners50%
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 Students44%
Female49%
Male38%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic65%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch36%
Special education students20%
English language learners22%

Reading

All Students58%
Female65%
Male50%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic83%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch46%
Special education students20%
English language learners36%

Science

All Students36%
Female34%
Male38%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch20%
Special education students10%
English language learners14%
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
Hispanic 64% 16%
White 27% 70%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 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 68%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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820 East 29th St
So Sioux City, NE 68776
Phone: (402) 494-1662

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