Top 5 Best Dawes County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 1,169 students in Dawes County, NE (there are 3 private schools, serving 54 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Dawes County, NE are educated in public schools (compared to the NE state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Dawes County, NE are Chadron Senior High School, Chadron Middle School and Crawford Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dawes County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Dawes County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Best Dawes County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Chadron Senior High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
901 Cedar
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-0707
Grades: 9-12
| 298 students
Rank: #22.
Chadron Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
551 E 6th St
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-0708
Grades: 5-8
| 260 students
Rank: #33.
Crawford Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
908 5th St
Crawford, NE 69339
(308) 665-1928
Grades: PK-6
| 94 students
Rank: #44.
Crawford High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
908 5th St
Crawford, NE 69339
(308) 665-1531
Grades: 7-12
| 83 students
Rank: #55.
Chadron Intermediate
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
450 W Norfolk
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-0717
Grades: 3-4
| 146 students
Rank: n/an/a
Chadron Primary
732 Ann St
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-0710
Grades: PK-2
| 277 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pine Ridge Job Corps
15710 Hwy 385
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-8650
Grades: 10-12
| 11 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dawes County, NE

Dawes County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
60 Alpha Rd
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-3824
Grades: PK-8
| 29 students
60 Alpha Rd
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-3824
Grades: PK-8
| 17 students
31 Phelps St
Crawford, NE 69339
(308) 665-2436
Grades: PK-8
| 8 students
651 Corkscrew Rd
Crawford, NE 69339
(308) 665-1862
Grades: PK-8
| 5 students
360 W Belmont Rd
Crawford, NE 69339
(308) 665-2278
Grades: PK-8
| 3 students
91 Prairie Home Rd
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-5243
Grades: PK-8
| 40 students
91 Prairie Home Rd
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-5243
Grades: PK-8
| 43 students
1220 Table Center Rd
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-4314
Grades: PK-8
| 5 students
5240 Hwy 20
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-3717
Grades: PK-8
| 23 students
1950 Cottonwood Rd
Crawford, NE 69339
(308) 665-2337
Grades: PK-8
| 12 students
310 Elkhorn
Whitney, NE 69367
(308) 667-1734
Grades: PK-8
| 20 students
310 Elkhorn St
Whitney, NE 69367
(308) 667-1734
Grades: PK-8
| 16 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Dawes County, NE?
The top ranked public schools in Dawes County, NE include Chadron Senior High School, Chadron Middle School and Crawford Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Dawes County, NE?
7 public schools are located in Dawes County, NE.
What percentage of students in Dawes County, NE go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Dawes County, NE are educated in public schools (compared to the NE state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Dawes County, NE?
Dawes County, NE public schools minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Nebraska public schools average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

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