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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 46 top blue ribbon public schools in Nebraska, serving 11,924 students.
  • These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska state average of 32%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Top Nebraska Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Alma Alma Elementary At Alma
    515 Jewell St, Po Box 170
    Alma, NE 68920
    (308)928-2131

    165 students
    Year: 2011
  • Arapahoe Arapahoe Elementary School
    610 Walnut, Po Box 360
    Arapahoe, NE 68922
    (308)962-5459

    214 students
    Year: 2015
  • Bloomfield Bloomfield Junior Senior High School
    311 E Benton, Po Box 308
    Bloomfield, NE 68718
    (402)373-4800

    102 students
    Year: 2012
  • Kearney Bryant Elementary School
    1611 Ave C
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308)698-8190

    239 students
    Year: 2010
  • North Platte Buffalo Elementary School
    1600 N Buffalo Bill Ave
    North Platte, NE 69101
    (308)535-7130

    210 students
    Year: 2010
  • Burwell Burwell Elementary School
    204 S 4th, Po Box 790
    Burwell, NE 68823
    (308)346-4431

    199 students
    Year: 2013
  • Auburn Calvert Elementary School
    2103 O Street
    Auburn, NE 68305
    (402)274-4129

    400 students
    Year: 2017
  • Papillion Carriage Hill Elementary School
    400 Cedardale Rd
    Papillion, NE 68046
    (402)898-0449

    446 students
    Year: 2014
  • Bellevue Chandler View Elementary School
    7800 S 25th St
    Bellevue, NE 68147
    (402)734-5705

    743 students
    Year: 2009
  • Creighton Creighton Community High School
    1609 Redick Ave, Po Box 10
    Creighton, NE 68729
    (402)358-5000

    161 students
    Year: 2004
  • Creighton Creighton Elementary School
    1609 Redick Ave, Po Box 10
    Creighton, NE 68729
    (402)358-5001

    147 students
    Year: 2003
  • Crofton Crofton Elementary School
    1301 W 5th St, Po Box 429
    Crofton, NE 68730
    (402)388-4357

    162 students
    Year: 2016
  • Valley Douglas Co West Elementary School
    401 S Pine St, Po Box 378
    Valley, NE 68064
    (402)359-2151

    361 students
    Year: 2015
  • Omaha Dundee Elementary School
    310 N 51st Street
    Omaha, NE 68132
    (402)554-8424

    558 students
    Year: 2017
  • Kearney Emerson Elementary School
    2705 Ave E
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308)698-8270

    249 students
    Year: 2004
  • Falls City Falls City Senior High School
    1400 Fulton
    Falls City, NE 68355
    (402)245-2116

    255 students
    Year: 2011
  • Fullerton Fullerton Elementary School
    606 4th St, Po Box 520
    Fullerton, NE 68638
    (308)536-2431

    168 students
    Year: 2016
  • Alliance Grandview Elementary School
    615 Grand
    Alliance, NE 69301
    (308)762-4519

    261 students
    Year: 2006
  • South Sioux City Harney Elementary School
    1001 Arbor Drive
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
    (402)494-1446

    362 students
    Year: 2006
  • Culbertson Hitchcock Co Elementary School
    712 Arizona, Po Box 128
    Culbertson, NE 69024
    (308)278-2131

    175 students
    Year: 2018
  • Trenton Hitchcock Co Jr/sr High School
    318 West D, Po Box 368
    Trenton, NE 69044
    (308)334-5575

    116 students
    Year: 2011
  • Norfolk Jefferson Elementary School
    406 Cottonwood St, Po Box 139
    Norfolk, NE 68702
    (402)644-2546

    269 students
    Year: 2005
  • Grand Island Jefferson Elementary School
    1314 W 7th St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308)385-5922

    320 students
    Year: 2005
  • Scottsbluff Lincoln Heights Elementary School
    2214 Ave C
    Scottsbluff, NE 69361
    (308)635-6252

    330 students
    Year: 2008
  • Mc Cook Mc Cook Elementary School
    1500 W 3rd St
    Mc Cook, NE 69001
    (308)345-5681

    435 students
    Year: 2016
  • Mitchell Mitchell Elementary School
    1439 13th Ave
    Mitchell, NE 69357
    (308)623-2828

    390 students
    Year: 2006
  • North Bend North Bend Central Elementary School
    420 E 11th St, Po Box 220
    North Bend, NE 68649
    (402)652-8122

    297 students
    Year: 2018
  • Lincoln Norwood Park Elementary School
    4710 N 72nd St
    Lincoln, NE 68507
    (402)436-1155

    249 students
    Year: 2012
  • Ord Ord Elementary School
    820 S 16th St
    Ord, NE 68862
    (308)728-3331

    311 students
    Year: 2013
  • Osceola Osceola Elementary School
    341 S Kimmel, Po Box 198
    Osceola, NE 68651
    (402)747-2091

    139 students
    Year: 2018
  • Omaha Paddock Road Elementary School
    3535 Paddock Rd
    Omaha, NE 68124
    (402)390-6465

    283 students
    Year: 2017
  • Omaha Pinewood Elementary School
    6717 N 63rd St
    Omaha, NE 68152
    (402)561-6000

    245 students
    Year: 2006
  • Dix Potter-dix Elementary School
    304 Horrum St, Po Box 149
    Dix, NE 69133
    (308)682-5226

    95 students
    Year: 2012
  • Randolph Randolph Elementary School
    309 N Bridge St, Po Box 755
    Randolph, NE 68771
    (402)337-0385

    136 students
    Year: 2014
  • Red Cloud Red Cloud Elementary School
    334 N Cherry
    Red Cloud, NE 68970
    (402)746-3413

    159 students
    Year: 2009
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