Top 5 Best Johnson County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 736 students in Johnson County, NE. Johnson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Johnson County, NE are Sterling High School, Johnson County Central Elem-cook and Johnson County Central El-tecumseh. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Johnson County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Johnson County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Best Johnson County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sterling High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
250 Main St
Sterling, NE 68443
(402) 866-4761
Grades: 7-12
| 87 students
Rank: #22.
Johnson County Central Elem-cook
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
407 N 1st St
Cook, NE 68392
(402) 864-4181
Grades: PK-5
| 89 students
Rank: #33.
Johnson County Central El-tecumseh
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
358 N 6th
Tecumseh, NE 68450
(402) 335-3320
Grades: PK-3
| 174 students
Rank: #44.
Sterling Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Main St
Sterling, NE 68443
(402) 866-4761
Grades: PK-6
| 111 students
Rank: #55.
Johnson County Central Middle School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
407 N 1st St
Cook, NE 68392
(402) 864-4181
Grades: 6-8
| 120 students
Rank: #66.
Johnson County Central High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
358 N 6th
Tecumseh, NE 68450
(402) 335-3328
Grades: 9-12
| 155 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Johnson County, NE

Johnson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
407 N 1st Po Box 255
Cook, NE 68329
(402) 864-2024
Grades: PK-6
| 109 students
475 Jefferson Po Box 8
Elk Creek, NE 68348
(402) 877-2175
Grades: PK-8
| 10 students
407 N 1st Po Box 255
Cook, NE 68329
(402) 864-4171
Grades: 7-12
| 103 students
250 Main St, Box 39
Sterling, NE 68443
(402) 866-4761
Grades: 6-8
| 44 students
358 N 6th St Box 338
Tecumseh, NE 68450
(402) 335-3320
Grades: PK-6
| 210 students
358 N 6th Box 338
Tecumseh, NE 68450
(402) 335-3328
Grades: 7-12
| 211 students

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