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For the 2021 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 Wysong Elementary School, Kloefkorn Elementary School and Cavett 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 57% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 51% 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).

Top Lincoln, NE Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Wysong Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    7901 Blanchard Boulevard
    Lincoln, NE 68516
    (402) 436-1185

    Grades: PK-5 | 435 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Kloefkorn Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6601 Glass Ridge Drive
    Lincoln, NE 68526
    (402) 436-1148

    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Cavett Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7701 S 36th St
    Lincoln, NE 68516
    (402) 436-1131

    Grades: PK-5 | 692 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Lux Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7800 High St
    Lincoln, NE 68506
    (402) 436-1220

    Grades: 6-8 | 917 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Adams Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7401 Jacobs Creek Drive
    Lincoln, NE 68512
    (402) 436-1121

    Grades: PK-5 | 827 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Maxey Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5200 S 75th St
    Lincoln, NE 68516
    (402) 436-1153

    Grades: PK-5 | 670 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Scott Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2200 Pine Lake Road
    Lincoln, NE 68516
    (402) 436-1218

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,146 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Rousseau Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3701 S 33rd St
    Lincoln, NE 68506
    (402) 436-1165

    Grades: PK-5 | 582 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Moore Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8700 Yankee Woods Drive
    Lincoln, NE 68526
    (402) 436-1225

    Grades: 6-8 | 307 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Sheridan Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3100 Plymouth Ave
    Lincoln, NE 68502
    (402) 436-1167

    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Kahoa Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7700 Leighton St
    Lincoln, NE 68507
    (402) 436-1147

    Grades: PK-5 | 592 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Fredstrom Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5700 N W 10th
    Lincoln, NE 68521
    (402) 436-1140

    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Humann Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6720 Rockwood Ln
    Lincoln, NE 68516
    (402) 436-1145

    Grades: PK-5 | 500 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Pyrtle Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    721 Cottonwood Dr
    Lincoln, NE 68510
    (402) 436-1162

    Grades: PK-5 | 435 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Morley Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6800 Monterey Dr
    Lincoln, NE 68506
    (402) 436-1154

    Grades: PK-5 | 520 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Pound Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4740 S 45th St
    Lincoln, NE 68516
    (402) 436-1217

    Grades: 6-8 | 816 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Hill Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5230 Tipperary Trail
    Lincoln, NE 68512
    (402) 436-1142

    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Lincoln East High School Math: 69% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1000 S 70th St
    Lincoln, NE 68510
    (402) 436-1302

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,042 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 | 320 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Southwest High School Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7001 S 14th St
    Lincoln, NE 68512
    (402) 436-1306

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,946 student
  • Rank: #2121.
    Kooser Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7301 N 13th Street
    Lincoln, NE 68521
    (402) 436-1146

    Grades: PK-5 | 808 students
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Beattie Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1901 Calvert St
    Lincoln, NE 68502
    (402) 436-1123

    Grades: PK-5 | 354 students
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Irving Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2745 S 22nd St
    Lincoln, NE 68502
    (402) 436-1214

    Grades: 6-8 | 836 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Holmes Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5230 Sumner St
    Lincoln, NE 68506
    (402) 436-1143

    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Belmont Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3425 N 14th St
    Lincoln, NE 68521
    (402) 436-1124

    Grades: PK-5 | 749 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Randolph Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1024 S 37th St
    Lincoln, NE 68510
    (402) 436-1163

    Grades: PK-5 | 460 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Meadow Lane Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    7200 Vine St
    Lincoln, NE 68505
    (402) 436-1151

    Grades: PK-5 | 595 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Schoo Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    700 Penrose Drive
    Lincoln, NE 68521
    (402) 436-1222

    Grades: 6-8 | 862 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Zeman Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4900 S 52nd St
    Lincoln, NE 68516
    (402) 436-1169

    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Lincoln Southeast High School Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2930 S 37th St
    Lincoln, NE 68506
    (402) 436-1304

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,081 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Lefler Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1100 S 48th St
    Lincoln, NE 68510
    (402) 436-1215

    Grades: 6-8 | 624 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Arnold Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5000 Mike Scholl Street
    Lincoln, NE 68524
    (402) 436-1120

    Grades: PK-5 | 757 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Calvert Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3709 S 46th St
    Lincoln, NE 68506
    (402) 436-1130

    Grades: PK-5 | 394 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Roper Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2323 S Coddington St
    Lincoln, NE 68522
    (402) 436-1170

    Grades: PK-5 | 892 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Mickle Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2500 N 67th St
    Lincoln, NE 68507
    (402) 436-1216

    Grades: 6-8 | 730 students
  • Show 41 more public schools in Lincoln, NE (out of 76 total schools)
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