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For the 2021 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 11,218 students in Grand Island, NE. Grand Island has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Grand Island, NE are Cedar Hollow School, Shoemaker Elementary School and Engleman Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Grand Island, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Grand Island have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Grand Island, NE Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Cedar Hollow School Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4900 S Engleman Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-6306

    Grades: PK-8 | 357 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Shoemaker Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4160 W Old Potash Hwy
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5936

    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Engleman Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1812 Mansfield Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5902

    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
  • Rank: #44.
    1r Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3301 W One-r Road
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-6352

    Grades: PK-8 | 182 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Seedling Mile Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3208 E Seeding Mile Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5910

    Grades: PK-5 | 116 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Gates Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2700 W Louise St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5892

    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Northwest High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2710 N North Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-6394

    Grades: 9-12 | 742 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Westridge Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4111 W 13th St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5886

    Grades: 6-8 | 681 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Newell Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2700 W 13th St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5905

    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Starr Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1800 S Adams Street
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5882

    Grades: PK-5 | 525 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    805 Beal St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5924

    Grades: PK-5 | 369 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Knickrehm Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2013 N Oak St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5927

    Grades: PK-5 | 247 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Dodge Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    641 S Oak St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5889

    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Barr Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    602 W Stolley Park Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5875

    Grades: 6-8 | 696 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    315 Wyandotte St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5922

    Grades: PK-5 | 279 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Wasmer Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    318 S Clark St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5920

    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Grand Island Senior High School Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2124 N Lafayette Ave
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5950

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,558 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Howard Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    502 W 9th St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5916

    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Walnut Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 N Custer Ave
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5990

    Grades: 6-8 | 771 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    West Lawn Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3022 College St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5930

    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Career Pathways Institute Alternative School
    1215 Adams Street
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5601

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Central Ne Support Service Program Special Education School
    123 S Webb Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68802
    (308) 385-5900

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Early Learning Center
    4360 W Capital Ave
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5655

    Grades: PK | 322 students
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Grand Island Intervention And Assessment Alternative School
    3230 Wildwood Dr
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (402) 498-7273

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Indra House Special Education School
    2131 N Lafayette Street
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5635

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Lockwood Preschool
    750 Lockwood Rd
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 384-2042

    Grades: PK | 40 students
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Success Academy Alternative School
    1912 N Lafayette Ave
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5885

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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