Top 10 Best Lincoln Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 76 public schools serving 41,841 students in Lincoln, NE. Lincoln has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Lincoln, 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.
Lincoln, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Lincoln have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Best Lincoln, NE 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
| 827 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
| 497 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
| 435 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
| 692 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
| 480 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
| 500 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
| 592 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
| 520 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
| 917 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
| 670 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
| 582 students
Rank: #1212.
Hill Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5230 Tipperary Trail
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1142
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #1313.
Pyrtle Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
721 Cottonwood Dr
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1162
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #1414.
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
| 2,042 students
Rank: #1515.
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
| 1,146 students
Rank: #1616.
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
| 320 students
Rank: #1717.
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
| 307 students
Rank: #1818.
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
| 1,946 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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
| 2,081 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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
| 816 students
Rank: #2121.
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: #2222.
Beattie Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1901 Calvert St
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 436-1123
Grades: PK-5
| 354 students
Rank: #2323.
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
| 420 students
Rank: #2424.
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
| 415 students
Rank: #2525.
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
| 836 students
Rank: #2626.
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
| 808 students
Rank: #2727.
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
| 595 students
Rank: #2828.
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
| 749 students
Rank: #2929.
University Of Nebraska High School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
206 S 13th St Ste 800
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-4338
Grades: 9-12
| 104 students
Rank: #3030.
Schoo Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 Penrose Drive
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 436-1222
Grades: 6-8
| 862 students
Rank: #3131.
Randolph Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1024 S 37th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1163
Grades: PK-5
| 460 students
Rank: #3232.
Roper Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2323 S Coddington St
Lincoln, NE 68522
(402) 436-1170
Grades: PK-5
| 892 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Lefler Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1100 S 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1215
Grades: 6-8
| 624 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Riley Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5021 Orchard St
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 436-1164
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #3535.
Arnold Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5000 Mike Scholl Street
Lincoln, NE 68524
(402) 436-1120
Grades: PK-5
| 757 students
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Lincoln, Nebraska 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
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
701 W Rokeby
Lincoln, NE 68523
(402) 423-0562
Grades: PK-8
| 41 students

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