Top 5 Best Pierce County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,216 students in Pierce County, NE (there are 4 private schools, serving 220 private students). 85% of all K-12 students in Pierce County, NE are educated in public schools (compared to the NE state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Pierce County, NE are Osmond Elementary School, Osmond High School and Pierce Jr/sr High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pierce County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Pierce County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Best Pierce County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Osmond Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
202 W Prairie St
Osmond, NE 68765
(402) 748-3777
Grades: PK-6
| 82 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Osmond High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
202 W Prairie St
Osmond, NE 68765
(402) 748-3777
Grades: 7-12
| 96 students
Rank: #33.
Pierce Jr/sr High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 N Sunset
Pierce, NE 68767
(402) 329-6217
Grades: 7-12
| 337 students
Rank: #44.
Plainview Secondary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
301 W Pilcher
Plainview, NE 68769
(402) 582-4991
Grades: 7-12
| 152 students
Rank: #55.
Pierce Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
211 N 7th
Pierce, NE 68767
(402) 329-4302
Grades: PK-6
| 357 students
Rank: #66.
Plainview Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 W Woodland Ave
Plainview, NE 68769
(402) 582-3808
Grades: PK-6
| 192 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Pierce County, NE

Pierce County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
202 S 3rd St
Hadar, NE 68738
(402) 371-7479
Grades: PK-6
| 14 students
202 S 3rd St Box 170
Hadar, NE 68738
(402) 371-7479
Grades: PK-8
| 23 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Pierce County, NE?
The top ranked public schools in Pierce County, NE include Osmond Elementary School, Osmond High School and Pierce Jr/sr High School.
How many public schools are located in Pierce County, NE?
6 public schools are located in Pierce County, NE.
What percentage of students in Pierce County, NE go to public school?
85% of all K-12 students in Pierce County, NE are educated in public schools (compared to the NE state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Pierce County, NE?
Pierce County, NE public schools minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public schools average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

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