Top 10 Best Lancaster County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 91 public schools serving 47,540 students in Lancaster County, NE. Lancaster County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Lancaster County, NE are Adams Elementary School, Kloefkorn Elementary School and Wysong Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lancaster County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Lancaster County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Best Lancaster County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7401 Jacobs Creek Drive
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1121
Grades: PK-5
| 806 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Kloefkorn Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6601 Glass Ridge Drive
Lincoln, NE 68526
(402) 436-1148
Grades: PK-5
| 499 students
Rank: #33.
Wysong Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7901 Blanchard Boulevard
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1185
Grades: PK-5
| 583 students
Rank: #44.
Cavett Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7701 S 36th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1131
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students
Rank: #55.
Sheridan Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3100 Plymouth Ave
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 436-1167
Grades: PK-5
| 437 students
Rank: #66.
Humann Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6720 Rockwood Ln
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1145
Grades: PK-5
| 537 students
Rank: #77.
Kahoa Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7700 Leighton St
Lincoln, NE 68507
(402) 436-1147
Grades: PK-5
| 551 students
Rank: #88.
Morley Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6800 Monterey Dr
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1154
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Rank: #99.
Lux Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7800 High St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1220
Grades: 6-8
| 814 students
Rank: #1010.
Maxey Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5200 S 75th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1153
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #1111.
Rousseau Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3701 S 33rd St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1165
Grades: PK-5
| 535 students
Rank: #1212.
Malcolm Jr/sr High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10002 N W 112th St
Malcolm, NE 68402
(402) 796-2151
Grades: 7-12
| 318 students
Rank: #1313.
Hill Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5230 Tipperary Trail
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1142
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #1414.
Pyrtle Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
721 Cottonwood Dr
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1162
Grades: PK-5
| 430 students
Rank: #1515.
Malcolm Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10000 N W 112th St
Malcolm, NE 68402
(402) 796-2151
Grades: PK-6
| 313 students
Rank: #1616.
Norris High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
25211 S 68th St
Firth, NE 68358
(402) 791-0010
Grades: 9-12
| 687 students
Rank: #1717.
Lincoln East High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1000 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1302
Grades: 9-12
| 2,335 students
Rank: #1818.
Scott Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2200 Pine Lake Road
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1218
Grades: 6-8
| 1,151 students
Rank: #1919.
Eastridge Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6245 L St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1135
Grades: PK-5
| 269 students
Rank: #2020.
Moore Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8700 Yankee Woods Drive
Lincoln, NE 68526
(402) 436-1225
Grades: 6-8
| 625 students
Rank: #2121.
Southwest High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7001 S 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1306
Grades: 9-12
| 2,112 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Elementary At Bennet
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
50 Dogwood
Bennet, NE 68317
(402) 782-3535
Grades: PK-6
| 416 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Waverly High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13401 Amberly Rd
Waverly, NE 68462
(402) 786-2765
Grades: 9-12
| 649 students
Rank: #2424.
Norris Intermediate School
Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25211 South 68 Street
Firth, NE 68358
(402) 791-0040
Grades: 3-5
| 567 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Lincoln Southeast High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2930 S 37th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1304
Grades: 9-12
| 1,999 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Pound Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4740 S 45th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1217
Grades: 6-8
| 737 students
Rank: #2727.
Fredstrom Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5700 N W 10th
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 436-1140
Grades: PK-5
| 469 students
Rank: #2828.
Beattie Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1901 Calvert St
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 436-1123
Grades: PK-5
| 376 students
Rank: #2929.
Zeman Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4900 S 52nd St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1169
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #3030.
Holmes Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5230 Sumner St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1143
Grades: PK-5
| 412 students
Rank: #3131.
Irving Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2745 S 22nd St
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 436-1214
Grades: 6-8
| 851 students
Rank: #3232.
Kooser Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
7301 N 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 436-1146
Grades: PK-5
| 789 students
Rank: #3333.
Meadow Lane Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7200 Vine St
Lincoln, NE 68505
(402) 436-1151
Grades: PK-5
| 644 students
Rank: #3434.
Belmont Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3425 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 436-1124
Grades: PK-5
| 800 students
Rank: #3535.
Waverly Intermediate School
Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14621 Heywood St
Waverly, NE 68462
(402) 786-5340
Grades: 3-5
| 333 students
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Lancaster County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
40th & Holdrege Unl East
Lincoln, NE 68583
(402) 472-9855
Grades: PK
| 18 students
1430 South St
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 437-8930
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
9300 Second St Rr 8
Lincoln, NE 68526
(402) 423-4538
Grades: PK-8
| 63 students
14541 Castlewood Box 426
Waverly, NE 68462
(402) 786-2341
Grades: PK
| 15 students
285 S 68th St Pl 4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1715
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
840 South 17th
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 436-1960
Grades: PK
| 48 students
5001 Sw 56th
Lincoln, NE 68523
(402) 797-7400
Grades: PK-8
| 7 students
300 S 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1141
Grades: PK-6
| 247 students
285 S 68th St Pl 4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1776
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2032 U Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
(402) 474-1110
Grades: PK
| 16 students
11801 West A
Lincoln, NE 68532
(402) 475-0745
Grades: PK-8
| 6 students
5801 N 33rd St
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 436-1305
Grades: 6-8
| 225 students
3200 W Mc Kelvie Rd
Lincoln, NE 68524
(402) 470-3151
Grades: PK-8
| 30 students
9800 W Pella Rr2 Box 91a
Hallam, NE 68368
(402) 787-7200
Grades: PK-8
| 14 students
5905 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1989
Grades: PK
| 22 students
701 W Rokeby
Lincoln, NE 68523
(402) 423-0562
Grades: PK-8
| 41 students

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