Top 10 Best Saline County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 3,509 students in Saline County, NE. Saline County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Saline County, NE are Friend Elementary School, Tri County Junior Senior High School and Tri County Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Saline County, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Saline County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Saline County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Friend Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    501 Main St
    Friend, NE 68359
    (402) 947-2781

    Grades: PK-6 | 150 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Tri County Junior Senior High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    72520 Hwy 103
    De Witt, NE 68341
    (402) 683-2015

    Grades: 7-12 | 172 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Tri County Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    72520 Hwy 103
    De Witt, NE 68341
    (402) 683-4035

    Grades: PK-6 | 231 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Friend High Schools Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 Main St
    Friend, NE 68359
    (402) 947-2781

    Grades: 7-12 | 110 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Crete Intermediate School Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1700 Glenwood Ave
    Crete, NE 68333
    (402) 826-5833

    Grades: 3-5 | 394 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Crete High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1750 Iris Ave
    Crete, NE 68333
    (402) 826-5811

    Grades: 9-12 | 575 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Elementary School At Wilber Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 S Franklin
    Wilber, NE 68465
    (402) 821-2141

    Grades: PK-6 | 355 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Crete Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1500 E 15th St
    Crete, NE 68333
    (402) 826-5844

    Grades: 6-8 | 443 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Wilber-clatonia High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 S Franklin
    Wilber, NE 68465
    (402) 821-2058

    Grades: 7-12 | 245 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Dorchester High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    506 W 9th
    Dorchester, NE 68343
    (402) 946-2781

    Grades: 7-12 | 76 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Dorchester Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    506 W 9th
    Dorchester, NE 68343
    (402) 946-2781

    Grades: PK-6 | 95 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.309 E 11th St
    Crete, NE 68333
    (402) 826-5822

    Grades: PK-2 | 633 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Dorchester Preschool
    506 W 9th
    Dorchester, NE 68343
    (402) 946-2781

    Grades: PK | 30 students
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