Top 5 Best 68602 Nebraska Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 4,159 students in 68602, NE.
The top ranked public schools in 68602, NE are Centennial Elementary School, Lost Creek Elementary School and North Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 68602 have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in 68602, NE have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Best 68602, NE Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Centennial Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Centennial St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-8180
Grades: PK-4
| 398 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Lost Creek Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3772 33rd Ave
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7045
Grades: PK-4
| 351 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
North Park Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2200 31st St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7070
Grades: PK-4
| 321 students
Rank: #44.
West Park Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4100 Adamy St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7075
Grades: PK-4
| 264 students
Rank: #55.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2410 20th St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7030
Grades: PK-4
| 298 students
Rank: #66.
Columbus High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3434 Discoverer Drive
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,325 students
Rank: #77.
Columbus Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 26th St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7060
Grades: 5-8
| 1,175 students
Rank: n/an/a
2410 16th Street
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7000
Grades: PK
| n/a students
2508 27th Street
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7000
Grades: PK-K
| 27 students

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