Top 10 Best Kearney Public Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public preschools serving 3,307 students in Kearney, NE. The top ranked public preschools in Kearney, NE are Meadowlark Elementary School, Windy Hills Elementary School and Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kearney, NE public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Nebraska public pre school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 50% statewide average). Pre schools in Kearney have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Nebraska public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public preschool average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Preschools in Kearney, NE (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Meadowlark Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1010 E 53rd St
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 698-8210
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #22.
Windy Hills Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4211 20th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
(308) 698-8220
Grades: PK-5
| 256 students
Rank: #33.
Park Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3000 7th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
(308) 698-8280
Grades: PK-5
| 281 students
Rank: #44.
Buffalo Hills Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6110 11th Avenue
Kearney, NE 68845
(308) 698-8290
Grades: PK-5
| 312 students
Rank: #55.
Glenwood Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8105 9th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
(308) 698-8240
Grades: PK-5
| 136 students
Rank: #66.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 W 24th St
Kearney, NE 68845
(308) 698-8040
Grades: PK-5
| 269 students
Rank: #77.
Kenwood Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
915 16th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
(308) 698-8200
Grades: PK-5
| 394 students
Rank: #88.
Northeast Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
910 E 34th St
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 698-8230
Grades: PK-5
| 373 students
Rank: #99.
Bryant Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1611 Ave C
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 698-8190
Grades: PK-5
| 247 students
Rank: #1010.
Emerson Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2705 Ave E
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 698-8270
Grades: PK-5
| 240 students
Rank: n/an/a
1511 5th Avenue
Kearney, NE 68845
(308) 698-8033
Grades: PK
| 406 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Kearney, Nebraska

Kearney, Nebraska Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1404 East 39th St
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 234-6977
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
7700 E 78th St
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 237-5664
Grades: PK-8
| 9 students
2041 East 56th St
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 236-7145
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
910 East 34th St
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 698-8233
Grades: PK
| n/a students
29050 145th Road
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 234-1618
Grades: PK-6
| 16 students
2430 Cherry Ave
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 234-9486
Grades: PK-5
| 25 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public preschools in Kearney, NE?
How many public preschools are located in Kearney, NE?
11 public preschools are located in Kearney, NE.
What is the racial composition of students in Kearney, NE?
Kearney, NE public preschools minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public preschools average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

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