School Details

Gates Elementary School

2700 West Louise St, Grand Island, NE 68803
(308) 385-5892
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 338 students 15 students/teacher (NE avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

83%
71%
75%
82%
68%
77%

Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA)

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 is a standards-based testing program, 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.
  • This school in 2009
  • Grand Island Public Schools average
  • Nebraska state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
71%
72%
74%
72%
79%
65%
59%
69%

Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA)

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 is a standards-based testing program, 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.
98%
91%
90%

School-based, Teacher-led, Assessment and Reporting System (STARS)

In 2008-2009 Nebraska used the School-based Teacher-led Assessment and Reporting System (STARS) 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 4, 5, 8 and 11 in science. The STARS is a standards-based testing program, 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.
  • This school in 2009
  • Grand Island Public Schools average
  • Nebraska state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

81%
75%
75%
84%
75%
79%
57%
44%
68%

Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA)

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 is a standards-based testing program, 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.
  • This school in 2009
  • Grand Island Public Schools average
  • Nebraska state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Gates Elementary School is a public elementary school in Grand Island. 338 children attend Gates Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 38% of the 338 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Gates Elementary School is 15:1. Stolley Park Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 75% 47%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 3%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Hispanic 19% 46%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38% 64%

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