Top Nebraska Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch

Approximately 33% of public school students in Nebraska are eligible for free lunch (2024).
The public schools with the highest eligible for free lunch are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Nebraska is Druid Hill Elementary School with 100% of students eligible.
Eligible for Free Lunch Range: 80% 100% Avg. Eligible for Free Lunch: 92%

Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch in Nebraska (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Druid Hill Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
4020 N 30 Street
Omaha, NE 68111
(531) 299-1320
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Harvard High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
506 E North St
Harvard, NE 68944
(402) 772-2171
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK
300 South 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1308
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Kennedy Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
2906 N 30th St
Omaha, NE 68111
(531) 299-1700
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-8
26886 299th St
Crookston, NE 69212
(605) 429-3339
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-8
28406 300 1st St
Valentine, NE 69201
(605) 378-3881
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Minatare Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-6
805 7th St
Minatare, NE 69356
(308) 783-1255
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Minatare High School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 7-12
1107 7th St
Minatare, NE 69356
(308) 783-1733
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
2610 N 20th St East
Omaha, NE 68110
(402) 636-8690
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK
3215 Cuming St
Omaha, NE 68131
(531) 299-9632
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Pine Ridge Job Corps
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 10-12
15710 Hwy 385
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-8650
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Walthill Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-6
602 Main St
Walthill, NE 68067
(402) 846-5432
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
4200 2nd St
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 460-3111
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
West Kearney High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 7-12
2802 30th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
(308) 338-2011
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 98%
Grades: PK
3110 W Street
Omaha, NE 68107
(402) 502-0352
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 98%
Grades: PK
2123 Paul Street
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 898-1783
Rank: #1717.
Hyannis High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 96%
Grades: 7-12
332 East Hwy 2
Hyannis, NE 69350
(308) 458-2202
Rank: #1818.
King Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 95%
Grades: PK-5
3706 Maple St
Omaha, NE 68111
(531) 299-1720
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Umo N Ho N Nation Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 94%
Grades: PK-5
470 Main St
Macy, NE 68039
(402) 837-5260
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Walthill High School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 94%
Grades: 7-12
602 Main St
Walthill, NE 68067
(402) 846-5432
Rank: #2121.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 91%
Grades: PK
2912 Coffey Ave
Bellevue, NE 68123
(402) 898-1270
Rank: #2222.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 90%
Grades: PK-5
805 Beal St
Grand Island, NE 68801
(308) 385-5924
Rank: #2323.
Franklin Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 87%
Grades: PK-6
3506 Franklin St
Omaha, NE 68111
(531) 299-1440
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Conestoga Magnet Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 85%
Grades: PK-6
2115 Burdette St
Omaha, NE 68110
(531) 299-1260
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Sherman Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 85%
Grades: PK-5
5618 N 14th Ave
Omaha, NE 68110
(531) 299-2060
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Kellom Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 83%
Grades: PK-6
1311 N 24th St
Omaha, NE 68102
(531) 299-1680
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Wasmer Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 83%
Grades: PK-5
318 S Clark St
Grand Island, NE 68801
(308) 385-5920
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Knickrehm Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 82%
Grades: PK-5
2013 N Oak St
Grand Island, NE 68801
(308) 385-5927
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Meridian School
Special Education School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 82%
Grades: PK-12
4215 Avenue I
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
(308) 635-3696
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 82%
Grades: PK
3118 17th Ave
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
(308) 635-3231
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Bridgeport Head Start
Eligible for Free Lunch: 81%
Grades: PK
818 O Street
Bridgeport, NE 69336
(308) 262-0507
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Central Park Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 81%
Grades: PK-5
4904 N 42nd St
Omaha, NE 68111
(531) 299-1200
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 81%
Grades: PK
12501 S 25th St
Bellevue, NE 68123
(402) 827-8573
Rank: #34 - 3934. - 39.
Belvedere Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 80%
Grades: PK-5
3775 Curtis Ave
Omaha, NE 68111
(531) 299-1100
Rank: #34 - 3934. - 39.
Early Learning Center
Eligible for Free Lunch: 80%
Grades: PK
1720 Portal Place
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
(308) 633-3712
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Nebraska average of public schools students eligible for free lunch?
The Nebraska average of public schools students eligible for free lunch is 33%% for 2024.
What are the public schools with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Nebraska?
The best top ranked public schools in Nebraska include Druid Hill Elementary School, Harvard High School and Infant Toddler At Bryan Community School.
What is public high school and public elementary school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Nebraska?
The public high school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Nebraska is Harvard High School, with a value of 100%. The public elementary school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch is Druid Hill Elementary School, with a value of 100%.

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