Top 5 Best Kearney County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 1,353 students in Kearney County, NE. Kearney County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Kearney County, NE are Axtell High School, Minden East Elementary School and Minden High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kearney County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Kearney County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Best Kearney County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Axtell High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Main St
Axtell, NE 68924
(308) 743-2415
Grades: 7-12
| 126 students
Rank: #22.
Minden East Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
123 N Minden Ave
Minden, NE 68959
(308) 832-2460
Grades: PK-3
| 230 students
Rank: #33.
Minden High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
622 West Third
Minden, NE 68959
(308) 832-2254
Grades: 9-12
| 244 students
Rank: #44.
Wilcox-hildreth Upper Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
613 Nelson Street
Wilcox, NE 68982
(308) 938-2415
Grades: 3-6
| 60 students
Rank: #55.
Wilcox-hildreth Jr/sr High School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
404 E Sapp St
Wilcox, NE 68982
(308) 478-5265
Grades: 7-12
| 102 students
Rank: #66.
Axtell Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Main St
Axtell, NE 68924
(308) 743-2415
Grades: PK-6
| 178 students
Rank: #77.
C L Jones Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
520 W 3rd
Minden, NE 68959
(308) 832-2338
Grades: 4-8
| 319 students
Rank: #88.
Wilcox-hildreth Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
404 E Sapp St
Wilcox, NE 68982
(308) 478-5265
Grades: PK-2
| 66 students
Rank: n/an/a
427 N Park St
Minden, NE 68959
(308) 832-1666
Grades: PK
| 28 students
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Kearney County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
500 Main St
Axtell, NE 68924
(308) 743-2415
Grades: 6-8
| 66 students
325 North Yates, Po Box 301
Minden, NE 68959
(308) 832-2254
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
240 E 21st Culdesac
Minden, NE 68959
(308) 832-1546
Grades: 9-12
| 8 students

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