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For the 2021 school year, there are 14 public schools in Kearney School District, serving 5,815 students. Kearney School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
Public schools in Kearney School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 51% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Kearney School District are Meadowlark Elementary School, Glenwood Elementary School and Buffalo Hills Elementary School. 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 16:1 is more than the Nebraska public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameKearney School District
School District Phone Number(308) 698-8000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NE)
# of Schools14 Schools1,097 Schools
# of Students5,815 Students323,847 Students
# of Teachers363 Teachers23,776 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1

District Comparison

Kearney School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 248 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#79 out of 248 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kearney   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kearney   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kearney   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kearney   School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.340.52
# of American Indian Students43 Students4,446 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students72 Students8,959 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students834 Students60,839 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
19%
# of Black Students134 Students21,654 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# of White Students4,671 Students215,249 Students
% White Students
80%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students7 Students450 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students54 Students12,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:30817,513
# of Students in Kindergarten:49123,239
# of Students in 1st Grade:45422,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:46723,568
# of Students in 3rd Grade:48224,184
# of Students in 4th Grade:46024,178
# of Students in 5th Grade:44922,561
# of Students in 6th Grade:42023,678
# of Students in 7th Grade:37523,359
# of Students in 8th Grade:41223,730
# of Students in 9th Grade:40823,832
# of Students in 10th Grade:36223,747
# of Students in 11th Grade:34623,007
# of Students in 12th Grade:38124,349
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $12,025 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,458. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,280 is less than the state median of $17,165. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NE)
Total Revenue$70 MM$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kearney   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$77 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Kearney   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,025$17,458
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kearney   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,280$17,165
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kearney   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Kearney School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Meadowlark Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1010 E 53rd St
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308) 698-8210

    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
  • Glenwood Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8105 9th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8240

    Grades: PK-5 | 128 students
  • Buffalo Hills Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6110 11th Avenue
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8290

    Grades: PK-5 | 288 students
  • Park Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3000 7th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8280

    Grades: PK-5 | 262 students
  • Windy Hills Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4211 20th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8220

    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
  • Central Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    300 W 24th St
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8040

    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
  • Horizon Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    915 W 35th St
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8120

    Grades: 6-8 | 613 students
  • Sunrise Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4611 Ave N
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308) 698-8150

    Grades: 6-8 | 594 students
  • Kenwood Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    915 16th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8200

    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
  • Kearney High School Math: 58% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2702 West 11th Street
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8060

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,497 student
  • Northeast Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    910 E 34th St
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308) 698-8230

    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
  • Bryant Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1611 Ave C
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308) 698-8190

    Grades: PK-5 | 242 students
  • Emerson Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2705 Ave E
    Kearney, NE 68847
    (308) 698-8270

    Grades: PK-5 | 248 students
  • Kearney Education Center
    1511 5th Avenue
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8033

    Grades: PK | 220 students
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