Top 10 Best Amherst Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 392 students in Amherst, NE. Amherst has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Amherst, NE are Amherst Elementary School and Amherst High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Amherst, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Amherst have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Amherst, NE Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Amherst Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    100 N Sycamore
    Amherst, NE 68812
    (308) 826-3131

    Grades: PK-6 | 217 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Amherst High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 N Sycamore
    Amherst, NE 68812
    (308) 826-3131

    Grades: 7-12 | 175 students
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