Nebraska

Districts and schools
Number of districts
(CCD)

http://www.nde.state.ne.us
Students
2002-03
557 695

Staff
1993-94
Pre-K K-8 9-12 Total (K-12) 3,577 199,849 81,671 281,520

1993-94

Public school enrollment (CCD)

2002-03
5,491 189,622 90,289 279,911

Number of FTE 1993-94 teachers (CCD) Elementary 9,874
Middle High Combined Other Total Instructional aides Instructional coordinators Administrators Other Total 2,796 6,874 76 n/a 19,620 3,325 212 1,540 12,139 17,216

2002-03
10,447 2,913 7,072 141 n/a 20,573 4,692 408 1,573 13,027 19,700

Number of public schools

(CCD)

925 102 316 n/a 3 1,346 806 98 300 42 4 1,250 n/a

Elementary Middle High Combined Other Total

Race/ethnicity (CCD)
American Indian/Alaskan Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Students with disabilities (OSEP) 1% 1 6 4 88 11% 1% 2% 2 7 9 81 13% 4%

Number of FTE non-teacher staff (CCD)

Number of charter schools (CCD)

Finances
Total current expenditures 1993-94
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2001-02, in thousands)

2001-02
$1,390,961 156,434 659,551 2,205,946

Instructional Noninstructional Support Total

Students with limited English proficiency (NCELA) Migrant students
(OME)

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 (SASS) 1994 2000
English Mathematics Science Social studies 83% 83 79 90 84% 89 80 81

$1,205,147 164,796 568,224 1,938,168

2%

6%

Percentage of core courses taught by highly qualified teachers, 2002-03 (As defined and reported by states, collected by ED)

Per-pupil expenditures
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2001-02)

$6,798

$7,741

Eighth-grade students enrolled in 1996 25% Algebra I for high school credit
(NAEP)

2003

28%

All schools High-poverty schools Low-poverty schools

90% 82% 93%
2000-01
4% 84 59

Sources of funding
(CCD, 2001-02)

Federal 8% State 36%

Local 57%

Students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced92,423 Price Lunch Program, 2002-03 (CCD) Number of schools, by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program, ^ 2002-03 (CCD)
0-34% 35-49% 50-74% 203 55 269 707

Outcomes

1993-94 High school dropout rate (NCES) 5% Avg. freshman graduation rate (NCES) 89 60 College-going rate (IPEDS/NCES) NAEP state results (NCES)
Reading, Grade 4 Proficient level or above Basic level or above Math, Grade 8 Proficient level or above Basic level or above

1994
34% 66

2003
32% 66

Title I allocation 2001-02
(ED; Includes Title I, Part A)

$37,640,058

75-100%

1996
31% 76

2003
32% 74

KEY:

66

K

— n/a # FTE

* = Less than 0.5 percent

= Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = Full Time Equivalent

^

16 schools did not report.

Statewide Accountability Information
See Appendix B for Nebraska’s definitions of proficient for reading and mathematics for grades 4, 8, and high school. See http://reportcard.nde.state.ne.us/Main/PDFDownload.asp for more details on the statewide accountability system. State assessment for NCLB accountability: School-based Teacher-led Assessment and Reporting System (STARS) State student achievement levels: Basic, Progressing, Proficient, Advanced

Nebraska

S t u d e n t A c h i e v e m e n t 2 0 0 2 - 0 3
School-based Teacher-led Assessment and Reporting System, used for NCLB accountability Reading Proficient level or above for: Grade 4 Grade 8 High school
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic students Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic students 83% 72 60 56 51 66 71 86 80% 67 46 42 44 62 62 83 77% 60 33 35 36 53 51 80

NCLB Accountability Goals
2001-02 Annual measurable objective starting point
Grade 4 Reading Mathematics Grade 8 Reading Mathematics High school eading R Mathematics 62% 65 61 58 66 62

Target (2002-03)
62% 65 61 58 66 62

Student achievement trend: Reading percent proficient level or above

100% 75% 62

83 60

80 63

77

2003 2002 n/a 2001

50% 25% Grade 4 Grade 8 High School Mathematics Proficient level or above for: Grade 4 Grade 8
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic students Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic students 82% 71 63 57 58 68 70 84 75% 60 46 36 37 55 53 79

2002-03 NCLB accountability results, applied to 2003-04 school year
AYP outcomes and consequences
Made AYP Identified for improvement: Year 1 Year 2 Corrective action Restructuring Exited improvement status (made AYP twice after missing twice or more, includes total “made” above)

Title I schools
0 2 1 3 0 0 (*) (*) (*)

All schools
275 (50%) 2 1 3 0 0 (*) (*) (*)

All districts
50 (31%) 0 0 0 0 0

0%

High school
65% 48 32 23 32 36 38 69

Other indicator, 2002-03
Elementary indicator: Writing assessment Middle indicator: Writing assessment High school indicator: Graduation rate

State target

State outcome
Met Met Met

Student achievement trend: Mathematics percent proficient level or above

Meet or progress toward 62% Meet or progress toward 62% Meet or progress toward 83.97% 0 0 – –

100% 75% 50% 25% 0%

78 82

72 75

NCLB choice participation
Title I school choice: Supplemental educational services:

Number of Title I students Percent of eligible students

71 65

2003 2002 n/a 2001

Grade 4

Grade 8 High School

67