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Douglas County West Elementary School consists of highly qualified staff serving a growing population of students K-4. In addition, DC West maintains a strong preschool program. We are in our second year of being one of ten sights within the learning community to partnership with the Buffet Early Childhood Institute. The goal of this partnership is to improve learning for birth through grade four. DC West makes a commitment to pursue excellence. Researched based programs enhancing student learning include: Read Well, Mastering Math Facts, Four Square Writing, Six Trait Writing, and Curriculum Mapping. DC West elementary also engages in response to intervention strategies, to meet individual student needs. DC West Elementary has been the recipient of Nebraska’s National Title I Distinguished School Award in 2009-2010 and in 2014-2015. For the 2015-2016 school year, we are proud to announce that DC West Elementary has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School.


SCHOOL INFORMATION: Douglas Co West Elementary Sch
PO BOX 378
VALLEY, 68064-0378
SCHOOL PHONE: (402)359-2151
FAX: (402)359-5421
SCHOOL ID: 28-0015-003

The release date for Statewide Assessments is 12/31/2018

The release date for Graduation Cohort and Dropout is 12/31/2018

Student Membership

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Student Race/Ethnicity

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Degree, Experience, & Salary

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How many teachers have a Masters degree?

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How many years do teachers teach on average?

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Inexperienced Teachers

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Teaching Out of Field

English Learners

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High Ability Learners

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Free/Reduced Lunch

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School Mobility Rate

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The release date for Teachers is 10/15/2018

The release date for Student Performance is 10/15/2018

Financial Per Pupil Expenditures

English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century