Top 10 Most Improved Public Schools in Nebraska (2024)

The most improved public schools in Nebraska are Weeping Water High School, Boone Central High School and Wheeler Central High School.
A school's improvement is based on a its total rise in ranking spots during the last five years (2019-24).
Improved Rank Range: 276 700 Avg. Improved Rank: 364

Most Improved Public Schools in Nebraska (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Ranking Change (2019-24)
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Weeping Water High School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Rank Change: +700
(from 758 to 58)
Grades: 9-12
204 West O
Weeping Water, NE 68463
(402) 267-4265
Rank: #22.
Boone Central High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +547
(from 646 to 99)
Grades: 9-12
605 S 6th St
Albion, NE 68620
(402) 395-2134
Rank: #33.
Wheeler Central High School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +454
(from 709 to 255)
Grades: 7-12
600 Randolph West
Bartlett, NE 68622
(308) 654-3273
Rank: #44.
Allen Elementary School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +450
(from 746 to 296)
Grades: PK-6
126 E 5th
Allen, NE 68710
(402) 635-2484
Rank: #55.
Wilber-clatonia High School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +445
(from 741 to 296)
Grades: 9-12
900 South Franklin Street
Wilber, NE 68465
(402) 821-2058
Rank: #66.
Riverside Middle School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +437
(from 646 to 209)
Grades: 6-8
124 S Ash
Spalding, NE 68665
(308) 497-2431
Rank: #77.
West Kearney High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +433
(from 878 to 445)
Grades: 7-12
2802 30th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
(308) 338-2011
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Bassett Grade School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +426
(from 722 to 296)
Grades: PK-6
202 E Florence
Bassett, NE 68714
(402) 684-3855
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Hayes Center Elementary School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +426
(from 722 to 296)
Grades: PK-6
318 Daniels Ave
Hayes Center, NE 69032
(308) 286-5601
Rank: #1010.
Grant Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +414
(from 746 to 332)
Grades: PK-4
226 N Grant St
Fremont, NE 68025
(402) 727-3171
Rank: #1111.
Lakeview High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +394
(from 676 to 282)
Grades: 9-12
3744 83rd St
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-8518
Rank: #1212.
Emerson-hubbard Elementary School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Rank Change: +375
(from 446 to 71)
Grades: PK-5
109 W Third St
Emerson, NE 68733
(402) 695-2654
Rank: #1313.
Bellwood Elementary School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Rank Change: +369
(from 440 to 71)
Grades: PK-6
612 Park St
Bellwood, NE 68624
(402) 538-4805
Rank: #1414.
Exeter-milligan High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +365
(from 564 to 199)
Grades: 9-12
318 S River Ave
Exeter, NE 68351
(402) 266-5911
Rank: #1515.
Hemingford Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +362
(from 619 to 257)
Grades: PK-6
911 Niobrara St
Hemingford, NE 69348
(308) 487-3330
Rank: #1616.
Elementary School At Brainard
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Rank Change: +355
(from 440 to 85)
Grades: PK-6
212 S Madison
Brainard, NE 68626
(402) 545-2081
Rank: #1717.
Meridian High School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +337
(from 746 to 409)
Grades: 7-12
72380 560th Ave
Daykin, NE 68338
(402) 446-7265
Rank: #1818.
Centennial Jr-sr High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +329
(from 586 to 257)
Grades: 7-12
1301 Centennial
Utica, NE 68456
(402) 534-2321
Rank: #1919.
Deshler High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +328
(from 722 to 394)
Grades: 7-12
1402 3rd St
Deshler, NE 68340
(402) 365-7272
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Bruning-davenport Elem/davenpt
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +326
(from 564 to 238)
Grades: 2-4
106 N Juniper Ave
Davenport, NE 68335
(402) 364-2225
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Elementary School At Dwight
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +326
(from 564 to 238)
Grades: PK-6
292 N 1st St
Dwight, NE 68635
(402) 566-2445
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Litchfield High School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +326
(from 564 to 238)
Grades: 7-12
500 N Main
Litchfield, NE 68852
(308) 446-2244
Rank: #2323.
Cross County Middle School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +316
(from 598 to 282)
Grades: 6-8
1270 123rd Rd
Stromsburg, NE 68666
(402) 764-5521
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Tri County Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +309
(from 446 to 137)
Grades: PK-6
72520 Hwy 103
De Witt, NE 68341
(402) 683-4035
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Westridge Middle School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +309
(from 585 to 276)
Grades: 6-8
4111 W 13th St
Grand Island, NE 68803
(308) 385-5886
Rank: #2626.
Riverside High School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +307
(from 545 to 238)
Grades: 9-12
408 W Dayton St
Cedar Rapids, NE 68627
(308) 358-0640
Rank: #2727.
Westside Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Rank Change: +301
(from 383 to 82)
Grades: PK-4
1703 Philip Ave
Norfolk, NE 68702
(402) 644-2561
Rank: #2828.
Eagle Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +296
(from 637 to 341)
Grades: PK-5
600 S 1st St
Eagle, NE 68347
(402) 781-2210
Rank: #2929.
Cody-kilgore Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rank Change: +294
(from 833 to 539)
Grades: PK-5
100 Nth Burlington Street
Kilgore, NE 69216
(402) 966-2291
Rank: #3030.
Palisade Attendance Center
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +287
(from 722 to 435)
Grades: PK-5
206 N Reynolds
Palisade, NE 69040
(308) 285-3232
Rank: #3131.
North Bend Central Middle School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +285
(from 494 to 209)
Grades: 6-7
1320 Walnut St
North Bend, NE 68649
(402) 652-3268
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Blue Hill High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +284
(from 383 to 99)
Grades: 7-12
606 S Sycamore
Blue Hill, NE 68930
(402) 756-3043
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Banner County High School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +284
(from 709 to 425)
Grades: 9-12
200 School St
Harrisburg, NE 69345
(308) 436-5262
Rank: #3434.
Southwest Jr/sr High School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +282
(from 691 to 409)
Grades: 7-12
900 Coke St
Bartley, NE 69020
(308) 692-3223
Rank: #3535.
Walt Disney Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +276
(from 598 to 322)
Grades: PK-5
5717 S 112th St
Omaha, NE 68137
(402) 715-2350
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