Pyrtle Elementary School

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721 Cottonwood Dr

Lincoln, NE 68510

(402) 436-1162

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 410

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

4 Parent Reviews for Pyrtle Elementary School

I have been impressed with how LPS has served the student's needs. The staff at most Lincoln Public Schools are not so welcoming of substitute teachers if they are not "seasoned" substitutes. I do not find the environment to be very warm or welcoming at this school.

Posted by a other on 05/06/14

We moved into this neighborhood b/c of the great reputation of Pyrtle. One month into the school year, it is exceeding our expectations. The teachers are wonderful and our daughter comes home happy to talk about her day. We had a wedding to attend out of state, so our daughter had to miss the first ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/11/09

Pyrtle elemantary was the best place possible that i could send my child. The teachers are friendly and very caring of the students they teach. After school activities are creative and fun; field trips are educational as well exciting. Pyrtle is one of the best place to send a child who is creative, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/02/09

My daughter came here about 2 months into 1st grade. We had moved from Kansas and she had been struggling. I was pretty worried on how she would adjust. After being there only 2 weeks it was like I had a different kid coming home from school! She was excelling more than I had ever imagined. Everyone ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/12/08

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Test scores for Pyrtle Elementary School

NeSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Pyrtle Elementary School
Lincoln Public Schools
* 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.

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Lincoln schools — Pyrtle Elementary School is located at 721 Cottonwood Dr, Lincoln NE 68510. 721 Cottonwood Dr is in the 68510 ZIP code in Lincoln, NE The school district for Pyrtle Elementary School is the Lincoln Public Schools. Pyrtle Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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