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Black Elk Elementary School is a public elementary school in Omaha. 526 students go to Black Elk Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Hispanic. 8% of the 526 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Black Elk Elementary School is 17:1. Neihardt Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 88%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.8% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 8% 11%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The public schools in this district do not go to 6th grade. Your information is incorrect and very confusing for families looking at this site to aide them in finding schools. You should update your information to make it accurate.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is amazing. The atmosphere is very clean and friendly. The principal is very amazing. He really cares about the kids. The discipline is good. There is a lot of parent involvement. They have excellent programs.

  • (10 years ago)

    I was a student at Black Elk and I now attend Kearney High School in Kearney Nebraska. The school is wonderful and the teachers really made me feel welcome when I moved to that school in the middle of my elementary career. But if there is one problem with this school it is the ethnic backround of the students. I moved to Kearney when I was going into sixth grade. The differnces of my new school compared to my last were the ethnic backrounds. It was a real shocker. My only concern with this school is that your childern may not be learning how to accept people of differnt races. This school is also only K-5.

  • (10 years ago)

    My three children have attended Black Elk for the past two years. We have been very happy with the quality of education they are receiving here. The teachers are excellent. All of the teachers we have been involved with are interested in providing both a good education and a positive learning enviornment. My children are treated with respect and as a bonus the teachers really care about my children. I always feel that the teachers are available and willing to speak to me about any concerns that I may have. I know many people who have moved into a neighboring elementary school's district but have elected to keep their children at Black Elk. I think that speaks volumes about their satisfaction with the school.

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