MC Cook Public Schools School District

700 W 7th
Mc Cook, NE 69001-3079
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

MC Cook Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,387 students in MC Cook Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Nebraska.
Public Schools in MC Cook Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NE)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
1,387 Students
327,576 Students
# Teachers
95 Teachers
24,241 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

MC Cook Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 245 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NE)
Overall District Rank
#43 out of 246 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of MC Cook Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MC Cook Public Schools  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MC Cook Public Schools  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of MC Cook Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.22
0.55
# American Indian Students
5 Students
4,360 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
9,615 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
128 Students
67,064 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
21%
# Black Students
11 Students
21,528 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
1,217 Students
210,051 Students
% White Students
88%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
529 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
23 Students
14,429 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
50
19,011
# Students in K Grade:
97
23,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
90
22,974
# Students in 2nd Grade:
76
23,231
# Students in 3rd Grade:
98
22,946
# Students in 4th Grade:
92
23,093
# Students in 5th Grade:
107
22,974
# Students in 6th Grade:
107
23,704
# Students in 7th Grade:
95
24,278
# Students in 8th Grade:
122
24,345
# Students in 9th Grade:
95
23,686
# Students in 10th Grade:
99
24,328
# Students in 11th Grade:
121
24,010
# Students in 12th Grade:
138
25,596
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,405 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,508. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,414 is less than the state median of $16,823. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NE)
Total Revenue
$20 MM
$5,080 MM
This chart display total revenue of MC Cook Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$19 MM
$5,511 MM
This chart display total spending of MC Cook Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,405
$15,508
This chart display average revenue per public school student in MC Cook Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,414
$16,823
This chart display average spending per public school student in MC Cook Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best MC Cook Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mc Cook Senior High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
600 W 7th St
Mc Cook, NE 69001
(308) 345-5422
Grades: 9-12
| 453 students
Rank: #22.
Mc Cook Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1500 W 3rd St
Mc Cook, NE 69001
(308) 345-5681
Grades: PK-3
| 411 students
Rank: #33.
Central Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
604 W 1st
Mc Cook, NE 69001
(308) 345-3976
Grades: 4-5
| 199 students
Rank: #44.
Mc Cook Junior High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
800 W 7th St
Mc Cook, NE 69001
(308) 345-6940
Grades: 6-8
| 324 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mc Cook Alternative Education
Alternative School
404 West 7th Street
Mc Cook, NE 69001
(308) 345-5631
Grades: 7-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to MC Cook Public Schools School District?
MC Cook Public Schools School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,387 students.
What is the rank of MC Cook Public Schools School District?
MC Cook Public Schools School District is ranked #56 out of 245 school districts in Nebraska (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Nebraska school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Highest graduation rate (Top 10%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in MC Cook Public Schools School District?
88% of MC Cook Public Schools School District students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of MC Cook Public Schools School District?
MC Cook Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 14:1.
What is MC Cook Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,414 is less than the state median of $16,823. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in NE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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