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For the 2021 school year, there are 15 public schools in Custer County, NE, serving 1,908 students. Custer County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
Custer County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Custer County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Custer County, NE are Arnold Elementary School, Ansley Elementary School and Broken Bow High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the Nebraska public school average of 14:1.

Top Custer County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Arnold Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    405 N Haskell
    Arnold, NE 69120
    (308) 848-2226

    Grades: PK-6 | 98 students
  • Ansley Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1124 Cameron St
    Ansley, NE 68814
    (308) 935-1121

    Grades: PK-6 | 107 students
  • Broken Bow High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    323 N 7th Ave
    Broken Bow, NE 68822
    (308) 872-2475

    Grades: 9-12 | 231 students
  • Anselmo-merna High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    750 N Conway St
    Merna, NE 68856
    (308) 643-2224

    Grades: 7-12 | 113 students
  • Arnold High School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    405 N Haskell
    Arnold, NE 69120
    (308) 848-2226

    Grades: 7-12 | 71 students
  • Anselmo-merna Elementary-merna Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    750 N Conway St
    Merna, NE 68856
    (308) 643-2224

    Grades: PK-6 | 160 students
  • North Park Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1135 North H Street
    Broken Bow, NE 68822
    (308) 872-2982

    Grades: PK-5 | 345 students
  • Ansley High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1124 Cameron St
    Ansley, NE 68814
    (308) 935-1121

    Grades: 7-12 | 83 students
  • Callaway High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 N Needham
    Callaway, NE 68825
    (308) 836-2272

    Grades: 7-12 | 99 students
  • Broken Bow Middle School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    322 North 9th Avenue
    Broken Bow, NE 68822
    (308) 872-6441

    Grades: 6-8 | 186 students
  • Sargent Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 N 5th St
    Sargent, NE 68874
    (308) 527-4119

    Grades: PK-6 | 106 students
  • Sargent High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 N 5th St
    Sargent, NE 68874
    (308) 527-4119

    Grades: 7-12 | 87 students
  • Callaway Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 N Needham
    Callaway, NE 68825
    (308) 836-2272

    Grades: PK-6 | 123 students
  • New Discoveries Preschool
    727 South 6th Avenue
    Broken Bow, NE 68822
    (308) 872-5606

    Grades: PK | 67 students
  • Sandhills Education Services Coop
    727 South 6th Avenue
    Broken Bow, NE 68822
    (308) 872-5606

    Grades: PK | 32 students
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