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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 27 public schools in Buffalo County, NE, serving 8,294 students.
  • Buffalo County, NE public school have an average math proficiency score of 71% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Buffalo County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Buffalo County, NE are Meadowlark Elementary School, Windy Hills Elementary School and Glenwood Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the Nebraska public school average of 14:1.

Top Buffalo County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Amherst Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 10%
    100 N Sycamore
    Amherst, NE 68812
    (308)826-3131

    Grades: PK-6 | 217 students
  • Amherst High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 N Sycamore
    Amherst, NE 68812
    (308)826-3131

    Grades: 7-12 | 175 students
  • Bryant Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1611 Ave C
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308)698-8190

    Grades: PK-5 | 242 students
  • Buffalo Hills Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 20%
    6110 11th Avenue
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308)698-8290

    Grades: PK-5 | 288 students
  • Central Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    300 W 24th St
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308)698-8040

    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
  • Elm Creek Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    230 East Calkins Avenue
    Elm Creek, NE 68836
    (308)856-4300

    Grades: PK-6 | 220 students
  • Elm Creek High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    230 East Calkins Avenue
    Elm Creek, NE 68836
    (308)856-4300

    Grades: 7-12 | 153 students
  • Emerson Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2705 Ave E
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308)698-8270

    Grades: PK-5 | 248 students
  • Gibbon Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1030 Court Street
    Gibbon, NE 68840
    (308)468-6546

    Grades: PK-6 | 344 students
  • Gibbon High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1030 Court Street
    Gibbon, NE 68840
    (308)468-5721

    Grades: 7-12 | 256 students
  • Glenwood Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    8105 9th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308)698-8240

    Grades: PK-5 | 128 students
  • Horizon Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    915 W 35th St
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308)698-8120

    Grades: 6-8 | 613 students
  • Kearney Education Center
    1511 5th Avenue
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308)698-8033

    Grades: PK | 220 students
  • Kearney High School Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2702 West 11th Street
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308)698-8060

    Grades: 9-12 | 1497 students
  • Kearney West High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2802 30th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308)338-2011

    Grades: 7-12 | 90 students
  • Kenwood Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    915 16th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308)698-8200

    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
  • Meadowlark Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1010 E 53rd St
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308)698-8210

    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
  • Northeast Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    910 E 34th St
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308)698-8230

    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
  • Park Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3000 7th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308)698-8280

    Grades: PK-5 | 262 students
  • Pleasanton Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    303 Church St
    Pleasanton, NE 68866
    (308)388-2041

    Grades: PK-6 | 164 students
  • Pleasanton High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    303 Church St
    Pleasanton, NE 68866
    (308)388-2041

    Grades: 7-12 | 115 students
  • Ravenna Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    41750 Carthage Rd
    Ravenna, NE 68869
    (308)452-3202

    Grades: PK-6 | 242 students
  • Ravenna Senior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    41750 Carthage Rd
    Ravenna, NE 68869
    (308)452-3249

    Grades: 7-12 | 211 students
  • Shelton Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    210 9th St
    Shelton, NE 68876
    (308)647-6558

    Grades: PK-6 | 151 students
  • Shelton High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    210 9th St
    Shelton, NE 68876
    (308)647-5459

    Grades: 7-12 | 141 students
  • Sunrise Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4611 Ave N
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308)698-8150

    Grades: 6-8 | 594 students
  • Windy Hills Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 5%
    4211 20th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308)698-8220

    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
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