Top 10 Best Columbus Public Preschools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public preschools serving 1,907 students in Columbus, NE. The top ranked public preschools in Columbus, NE are Lost Creek Elementary School, West Park Elementary School and Shell Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Columbus, NE public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Nebraska public pre school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 53% statewide average). Pre schools in Columbus have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Nebraska public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public preschool average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Columbus, NE Public Preschools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Lost Creek Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3772 33rd Ave
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-7045

    Grades: PK-4 | 373 students
  • Rank: #22.
    West Park Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4100 Adamy St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-7075

    Grades: PK-4 | 240 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Shell Creek Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    16786 280th St
    Columbus, NE 68601
    (402) 564-8008

    Grades: PK-6 | 286 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Centennial Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    500 Centennial St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-8180

    Grades: PK-4 | 391 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Richland Elementary School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    595 Road 3
    Columbus, NE 68601
    (402) 564-6900

    Grades: PK-8 | 33 students
  • Rank: #66.
    North Park Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2200 31st St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-7070

    Grades: PK-4 | 309 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Emerson Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2410 20th St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-7030

    Grades: PK-4 | 261 students
  • Rank: #88.2508 27th Street
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402) 563-7000

    Grades: PK | 14 students
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