Top 5 Best Dawson County Public High Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public high schools serving 1,838 students in Dawson County, NE. The top ranked public high schools in Dawson County, NE are Gothenburg Secondary School, Junior-senior High At Sumner and Overton High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dawson County, NE public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Nebraska public high school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 51% statewide average). High schools in Dawson County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public high schools.
Dawson County, NE public high school have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is more than the Nebraska average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Cozad High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Nebraska or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public high school average of 31% (majority Hispanic).

Best Dawson County Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gothenburg Secondary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1322 Avenue I
Gothenburg, NE 69138
(308) 537-3651
Grades: 7-12
| 441 students
Rank: #22.
Junior-senior High At Sumner
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
205 E 5th Ave
Sumner, NE 68878
(308) 752-2925
Grades: 7-12
| 91 students
Rank: #33.
Overton High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
401 7th St
Overton, NE 68863
(308) 987-2424
Grades: 7-12
| 139 students
Rank: #44.
Cozad High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1710 Meridian Ave
Cozad, NE 69130
(308) 784-2744
Grades: 9-12
| 283 students
Rank: #55.
Lexington High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Minuteman Drive
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-4691
Grades: 9-12
| 884 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dawson County, NE

Dawson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
77050 Hwy 47
Gothenburg, NE 69138
(308) 537-3155
Grades: PK-8
| 7 students
808 Ave D
Cozad, NE 69130
(308) 784-2154
Grades: K-6
| 143 students
76398 Road 421
Cozad, NE 69130
(308) 784-3573
Grades: PK-8
| 22 students
75885 Road 428
Cozad, NE 69130
(308) 324-2829
Grades: PK-8
| 12 students
75598 Rd 439 Po Box 755
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-2745
Grades: PK-8
| 26 students
75905 Road 431
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-3615
Grades: PK-8
| 26 students
700 N Washington Rm 201
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 784-3573
Grades: K-8
| 5 students
75795 Hwy 21
Cozad, NE 69130
(308) 784-2741
Grades: PK-8
| 32 students
77131 Road 431
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-3604
Grades: PK-8
| 6 students
76955 Road 417
Gothenburg, NE 69138
(308) 537-3161
Grades: PK-8
| 10 students
Box 128
Dawson, NE 68337
(402) 855-2645
Grades: PK-6
| 67 students
123 Caribou St Box 128
Farnam, NE 69029
(308) 569-2331
Grades: 6-8
| 75 students
75710 Road 436
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-3626
Grades: PK-8
| 19 students
1609 N Erie
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-8811
Grades: PK
| 9 students
Hc 79 Box 75
Gothenburg, NE 69138
(308) 537-2717
Grades: PK-8
| 6 students
103 East 10th St
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-7360
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
75598 Rd 439
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-2745
Grades: PK-8
| 30 students

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