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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 10 public schools in Polk County, NE, serving 1,046 students.
  • Polk County, NE public school have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Polk County have an average ranking in the top 50% of Nebraska public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Polk County, NE are Osceola Elementary School, Cross County Elementary School and High Plains Elementary/polk. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the Nebraska public school average of 14:1.

Top Polk County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Cross County Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1270 123rd Road
    Stromsburg, NE 68666
    (402)764-5521

    Grades: PK-5 | 179 students
  • Cross County High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1270 123rd Rd
    Stromsburg, NE 68666
    (402)764-5521

    Grades: 9-12 | 114 students
  • Cross County Middle School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1270 123rd Rd
    Stromsburg, NE 68666
    (402)764-5521

    Grades: 6-8 | 80 students
  • High Plains Community High School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    345 S Pine
    Polk, NE 68654
    (402)765-3331

    Grades: 9-12 | 70 students
  • High Plains Elementary/polk Math: 80-89% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    260 S Pine
    Polk, NE 68654
    (402)765-2271

    Grades: 4-5 | 35 students
  • Osceola Elementary School Math: ≥90% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    341 S Kimmel
    Osceola, NE 68651
    (402)747-2091

    Grades: PK-5 | 125 students
  • Osceola High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    565 S Kimmel
    Osceola, NE 68651
    (402)747-3121

    Grades: 9-12 | 70 students
  • Osceola Middle School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    565 S Kimmel
    Osceola, NE 68651
    (402)747-3121

    Grades: 6-8 | 54 students
  • Shelby - Rising City Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    650 N Walnut
    Shelby, NE 68662
    (402)527-5946

    Grades: PK-5 | 190 students
  • Shelby - Rising City High School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    650 N Walnut
    Shelby, NE 68662
    (402)527-5946

    Grades: 9-12 | 129 students
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