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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools in Howard County, NE, serving 1,428 students. Howard County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
Howard County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Howard County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Nebraska public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Howard County, NE are St Paul High School, Centura Elementary School and St Libory Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 7% 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 Howard County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • St Paul High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1305 Howard Ave
    Saint Paul, NE 68873
    (308) 754-4433

    Grades: 9-12 | 182 students
  • Centura Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    201 N Hwy 11
    Cairo, NE 68824
    (308) 485-4258

    Grades: PK-6 | 265 students
  • St Libory Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    435 St Paul Road
    Saint Libory, NE 68872
    (308) 687-6475

    Grades: PK-8 | 132 students
  • St Paul Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1305 Howard Ave
    Saint Paul, NE 68873
    (308) 754-4433

    Grades: PK-6 | 399 students
  • St Paul Junior High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1305 Howard Ave
    Saint Paul, NE 68873
    (308) 754-4433

    Grades: 7-8 | 105 students
  • Elba Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    711 Caroline St
    Elba, NE 68835
    (308) 863-2228

    Grades: PK-6 | 60 students
  • Centura Secondary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 N Hwy 11
    Cairo, NE 68824
    (308) 485-4258

    Grades: 7-12 | 237 students
  • Elba Secondary School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    711 Caroline St
    Elba, NE 68835
    (308) 863-2228

    Grades: 7-12 | 48 students
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