Top Ranked School Districts with Best Public Schools in Nebraska

The top ranked school districts for public schools in Nebraska are listed below (2021).
The ranking below is based on the percentage of schools within a school district which have placed in the top 5% of all schools statewide.
A school's overall rank is based on its combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Schools are ranked and compared within their own state only.
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Did You Know?
Testing rankings and test scores should not be compared across states - there is large variation in how states define "proficiency" on their standardized tests. In states with the lowest expectations, "proficiency" can be several grade levels below proficiency in states with the highest expectations.