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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools in Johnson County, NE, serving 736 students. Johnson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
Johnson County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Johnson County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Johnson County, NE are Johnson County Central High School, Sterling High School and Johnson County Central Elem-cook. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the Nebraska public school average of 14:1.

Top Johnson County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Johnson County Central High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    358 N 6th
    Tecumseh, NE 68450
    (402) 335-3328

    Grades: 9-12 | 155 students
  • Sterling High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    250 Main St
    Sterling, NE 68443
    (402) 866-4761

    Grades: 7-12 | 87 students
  • Johnson County Central Elem-cook Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    407 N 1st St
    Cook, NE 68392
    (402) 864-4181

    Grades: PK-5 | 89 students
  • Sterling Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    250 Main St
    Sterling, NE 68443
    (402) 866-4761

    Grades: PK-6 | 111 students
  • Johnson County Central El-tecumseh Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    358 N 6th
    Tecumseh, NE 68450
    (402) 335-3320

    Grades: PK-3 | 174 students
  • Johnson County Central Middle School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    407 N 1st St
    Cook, NE 68392
    (402) 864-4181

    Grades: 6-8 | 120 students
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