U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Nebraska
http://www.nde.state.ne.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$6,256

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
607

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
889 106 303 12 1,312

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
0

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
10,428 3,062 6,990 80 20,614

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
199,849 192,383
9-12
(CCD)
81,671 91,247
Total
(CCD)
285,097 288,261
Pre-K
(by state definition)
3,577 4,631

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 37%, Local 55%, Federal 7%, Intermediate, 1%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 3,610 4,311
  1% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3,355 4,275
  1% 1%
Black 16,253 18,754
  6% 7%
Hispanic 10,129 18,674
  4% 6%
White 251,750 242,247
  88% 84%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
31,891 36,943
11% 12%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
3,543 9,144
1% 3%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
6,806 n/a
2%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 834 schools; 35% to 49%, 248 schools; 50% to 74%, 181 schools; 75% to 100%, 35 schools

*14 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Public reporting, Accrediation

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Improvement over time

Indicators for School Accountability
Quality of assessment system, student performance over time

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Meet annual progress goals for each school to attain 100% proficient in 10 years

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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 101 321 422
  24% 76% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 54 342 396
  53% 107% 94%
School in Need of Improvement 47 79 126
  47% 25% 30%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$38,422,586

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above n/a n/a
Basic level and above n/a n/a
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 24% 31%
Basic level and above 67% 74%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Multiple Assessment Tools
State Definition of "Proficient" District determine, in accordance with state standards

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 3-5

Reading/ Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Preemerging Emerging | Proficient Advanced
All Students     |    
Title I Schools 18% 27% | 28% 26%
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities     |    

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Preemerging Emerging | Proficient Advanced
All Students     |    
Title I Schools 16% 26% | 27% 31%
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities     |    

Middle School

Grades 6-9

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Preemerging Emerging | Proficient Advanced
All Students     |    
Title I Schools 15% 27% | 31% 28%
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities     |    

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Preemerging Emerging | Proficient Advanced
All Students     |    
Title I Schools 13% 23% | 30% 34%
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities     |    

 

High School

Grade 10-12

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Preemerging Emerging | Proficient Advanced
All Students     |    
Title I Schools 12% 26% | 32% 31%
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities     |    

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Preemerging Emerging | Proficient Advanced
All Students     |    
Title I Schools 9% 22% | 31% 38%
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students     |    
Students with Disabilities     |    


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
5% 4%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
11,464 13,231
67% 67%

Sources


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