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Covington Elementary School

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Posted May 29, 2007

Covington has great programs for advanced learners. Each grade has several reading level groups and advanced math. There is also the Propel Academy which is a program for advanced students.
—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 75% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%
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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

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 Students40%
Female33%
Male46%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic58%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch37%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners35%

Reading

All Students59%
Female67%
Male52%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic74%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch55%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners57%
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 Students60%
Female61%
Male60%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic65%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch60%
Special education students20%
English language learners52%

Reading

All Students75%
Female74%
Male75%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic70%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch75%
Special education students30%
English language learners69%

Writing

All Students67%
Female69%
Male65%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic82%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch61%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners52%
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 Students73%
Female74%
Male73%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic83%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch70%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners53%

Reading

All Students79%
Female77%
Male81%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic89%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch77%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners63%

Science

All Students65%
Female63%
Male66%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic83%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch60%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners40%
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 59% 16%
White 30% 70%
Black 6% 7%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
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 70%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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So Sioux City, NE 68776
Phone: (402) 494-4238

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