Top 10 Best Adams County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 5,004 students in Adams County, NE. Adams County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Adams County, NE are Adams Central Elementary School, Adams Central Jr-sr High School and Kenesaw Secondary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Adams County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Adams County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Best Adams County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Adams Central Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
975 S Adams Central Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-0040
Grades: PK-6
| 464 students
Rank: #22.
Adams Central Jr-sr High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1090 S Adams Central Rd
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-3285
Grades: 7-12
| 421 students
Rank: #33.
Kenesaw Secondary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
110 N 5th Ave
Kenesaw, NE 68956
(402) 752-3215
Grades: 7-12
| 113 students
Rank: #44.
Hawthorne Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2200 W 9th St
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 461-7540
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #55.
Raymond A Watson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1720 N Crane
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 461-7593
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #66.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
828 N Hastings Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 461-7584
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #77.
Kenesaw Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
110 N 5th Ave
Kenesaw, NE 68956
(402) 752-3215
Grades: PK-6
| 142 students
Rank: #88.
Hastings Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
201 N Marian Road
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 461-7520
Grades: 6-8
| 711 students
Rank: #99.
Alcott Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
313 N Cedar
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 461-7580
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #1010.
Hastings Senior High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 W 14th St
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 461-7550
Grades: 9-12
| 1,103 students
Rank: #1111.
Silver Lake High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9405 S Lincoln Ave
Roseland, NE 68973
(402) 756-6611
Grades: 7-12
| 112 students
Rank: #1212.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
720 S Franklin
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 461-7589
Grades: PK-5
| 344 students
Rank: n/an/a
18+ Program
Special Education School
5807 Osborne Drive West
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-5611
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
512 N Brass Ave
Juniata, NE 68955
(402) 751-2245
Grades: PK
| 80 students
Rank: n/an/a
5807 Osborne Drive West
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-5611
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Adams County, NE

Adams County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
123 Marian Rd
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 462-4187
Grades: PK
| n/a students
123 Marian Rd
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 462-4187
Grades: PK
| 13 students
123 Marian Rd
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 462-4187
Grades: PK
| 13 students
1270 S First St Box 91
Ayr, NE 68925
(402) 463-8844
Grades: PK-6
| 30 students
1270 South First St
Ayr, NE 68925
(402) 463-8844
Grades: PK-6
| 33 students
1970 E 12th St
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-6107
Grades: PK-6
| 152 students
9625 S Holstein Box 98
Holstein, NE 68950
(402) 756-5151
Grades: PK-8
| 16 students
512 N Brass Ave
Juniata, NE 68955
(402) 751-2245
Grades: PK-6
| 171 students
1117 E South St, Po Box 2047
Hastings, NE 68902
(402) 463-5611
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
731 N Baltimore
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 461-7545
Grades: PK-5
| 346 students
9765 W Lochland Rd
Juniata, NE 68955
(402) 751-2438
Grades: PK-6
| 9 students
1300 East Lochland Rd
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-8326
Grades: PK-6
| 31 students
2975 S Baltimore Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-5090
Grades: PK-6
| 150 students

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