Top 5 Best Kearney County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 1,261 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 56% (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 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Best Kearney County Public Schools (2021)

  • 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: 9-12 | 73 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 | 245 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 | 211 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Wilcox-hildreth High School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    404 E Sapp St
    Wilcox, NE 68982
    (308) 478-5265

    Grades: 9-12 | 65 students
  • Rank: #55.
    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-5 | 136 students
  • Rank: #66.
    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 | 334 students
  • Rank: #77.
    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-4 | 98 students
  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Axtell Middle School
    500 Main St
    Axtell, NE 68924
    (308) 743-2415

    Grades: 6-8 | 66 students
  • Rank: #8-98.-9.427 N Park St
    Minden, NE 68959
    (308) 832-1666

    Grades: PK | 33 students
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