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For the 2021 school year, there are 12 public schools in Dakota County, NE, serving 4,520 students. Dakota County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
Dakota County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Dakota County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Dakota County, NE are Homer Elementary School, Dakota City Elementary School and Cardinal Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Nebraska public school average of 14:1.

Top Dakota County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Homer Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    212 S 3rd
    Homer, NE 68030
    (402) 698-2377

    Grades: PK-6 | 208 students
  • Dakota City Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1801 Locust St
    Dakota City, NE 68731
    (402) 987-3363

    Grades: PK-5 | 193 students
  • Cardinal Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    820 E 29th Street
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
    (402) 494-1662

    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
  • South Sioux City Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3625 G Street
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
    (402) 494-3061

    Grades: 6-8 | 839 students
  • Emerson-hubbard Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    109 W Third St
    Emerson, NE 68733
    (402) 695-2654

    Grades: PK-6 | 171 students
  • South Sioux Senior High School Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3301 G St
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
    (402) 494-2433

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,170 student
  • Homer High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    212 S 3rd
    Homer, NE 68030
    (402) 698-2377

    Grades: 7-12 | 174 students
  • Lewis & Clark Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 2nd Ave
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
    (402) 494-1917

    Grades: PK-5 | 263 students
  • Harney Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 Arbor Drive
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
    (402) 494-1446

    Grades: PK-5 | 321 students
  • Covington Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2116 A Street
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
    (402) 494-4238

    Grades: 1-5 | 362 students
  • E N Swett Elementary School
    2300 C St
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
    (402) 494-3501

    Grades: PK-K | 291 students
  • Jackson Elementary School
    223 N John St
    Jackson, NE 68743
    (402) 632-4276

    Grades: PK-2 | 117 students
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