Top 5 Best 68602 Nebraska Public Elementary Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 2,807 students in 68602, NE.
The top ranked public elementary schools in 68602, NE are Centennial Elementary School, North Park Elementary School and Emerson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public elementary schools in zipcode 68602 have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Nebraska public elementary school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 48% statewide average). Elementary schools in 68602, NE have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public elementary school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Best 68602, NE Public Elementary Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Centennial Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Centennial St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-8180
Grades: PK-4
| 398 students
Rank: #22.
North Park Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 31st St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7070
Grades: PK-4
| 321 students
Rank: #33.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2410 20th St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7030
Grades: PK-4
| 298 students
Rank: #44.
Lost Creek Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3772 33rd Ave
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7045
Grades: PK-4
| 351 students
Rank: #55.
Columbus Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 26th St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7060
Grades: 5-8
| 1,175 students
Rank: #66.
West Park Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4100 Adamy St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7075
Grades: PK-4
| 264 students

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