Top 10 Best Platte County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 5,441 students in Platte County, NE (there are 10 private schools, serving 1,772 private students). 75% of all K-12 students in Platte County, NE are educated in public schools compared to the NE state average of 89%. Platte County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Platte County, NE are Richland Elementary School, Centennial Elementary School and Humphrey Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Platte County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Platte County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Best Platte County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Richland Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
595 Road 3
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-6900
Grades: PK-8
| 73 students
Rank: #22.
Centennial Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Centennial St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-8180
Grades: PK-4
| 398 students
Rank: #33.
Humphrey Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
405 S 7th St
Humphrey, NE 68642
(402) 923-1230
Grades: PK-6
| 158 students
Rank: #44.
Shell Creek Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16786 280th St
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-8008
Grades: PK-6
| 322 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Lost Creek Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3772 33rd Ave
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7045
Grades: PK-4
| 351 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
North Park Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2200 31st St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7070
Grades: PK-4
| 321 students
Rank: #77.
West Park Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4100 Adamy St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7075
Grades: PK-4
| 264 students
Rank: #88.
Platte Center Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
155 Platte St
Platte Center, NE 68653
(402) 246-3465
Grades: PK-6
| 152 students
Rank: #99.
Humphrey Jr-sr High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
405 S 7th St
Humphrey, NE 68642
(402) 923-1230
Grades: 7-12
| 116 students
Rank: #1010.
Lakeview Junior High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3744 83rd Street
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-8518
Grades: 7-8
| 139 students
Rank: #1111.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2410 20th St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7030
Grades: PK-4
| 298 students
Rank: #1212.
Columbus High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3434 Discoverer Drive
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,325 students
Rank: #1313.
Columbus Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 26th St
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7060
Grades: 5-8
| 1,175 students
Rank: #1414.
Lakeview High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3744 83rd St
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-8518
Grades: 9-12
| 309 students
Rank: n/an/a
Esu 7 Center
Alternative School
2563 44th Ave
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-0815
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Esu 7 Learning Academy
Special Education School
2567 44th Ave
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-0815
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
2410 16th Street
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7000
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
306 Pine St
Lindsay, NE 68644
(402) 428-2409
Grades: PK-K
| 13 students
2508 27th Street
Columbus, NE 68602
(402) 563-7000
Grades: PK-K
| 27 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Platte County, NE

Platte County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3020 18th St
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-4949
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
2657 44th Ave
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-0815
Grades: PK-12
| 7 students
350 4th St Box 98
Creston, NE 68631
(402) 285-0143
Grades: PK-8
| 19 students
510 6th St
Duncan, NE 68634
(402) 897-2525
Grades: PK-6
| 24 students
860 E 29th St
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-4540
Grades: PK-8
| 161 students
424 Osborn Ave Box 156
Monroe, NE 68647
(402) 495-3135
Grades: PK-6
| 41 students
405 S 7th Box 278
Humphrey, NE 68642
(402) 923-1230
Grades: PK-6
| 103 students

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