Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Nebraska (2024)

The top ranked public elementary schools in Nebraska are Blue Sage Elementary School, Hitchcock Elementary School and Spring Ridge Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public elementary schools are Elkhorn, Bennington and Gretna.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Nebraska is 46%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 47%.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Nebraska (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Blue Sage Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
3600 S 215th Street
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-3577
Rank: #22.
Hitchcock Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
5809 S 104th St
Omaha, NE 68127
(402) 715-2255
Rank: #33.
Spring Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
17830 Shadow Ridge Dr
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 637-0204
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Aldrich Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
506 N 162 Ave
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 715-2020
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Fire Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 86% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
19660 Farnam St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-0735
Rank: #66.
Upchurch Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
8686 S 165th St
Omaha, NE 68136
(402) 715-7150
Rank: #77.
Reeder Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
19202 Chandler St
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 715-6420
Rank: #88.
Manchester Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
2750 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-2590
Rank: #99.
Meadowlark Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
1010 E 53rd St
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 698-8210
Rank: #1010.
Skyline Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
400 S 210th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-3433
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Elkhorn North Ridge Middle School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
18330 Purple Martin Parkway
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-5787
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Westridge Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
3100 N 206th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2559
Rank: #1313.
Sunset Hills Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
9503 Walnut St
Omaha, NE 68124
(402) 390-6480
Rank: #1414.
Elkhorn Valley View Middle School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1313 S 208th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-0362
Rank: #1515.
West Dodge Station Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
18480 California St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2773
Rank: #1616.
Newman Grove Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
703 Hale Ave
Newman Grove, NE 68758
(402) 447-6051
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Elementary School At Johnson
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
310 Main St
Johnson, NE 68378
(402) 868-5235
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Grace Abbott Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1313 N 156th
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 715-2900
Rank: #1919.
Pender Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
609 Whitney St
Pender, NE 68047
(402) 385-3244
Rank: #2020.
West Bay Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
3220 S 188th Ave
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 289-9045
Rank: #2121.
Elkhorn Grandview Middle School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
17801 Grand Avenue
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-9399
Rank: #2222.
Elkhorn Ridge Middle School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
17880 Marcy St
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 334-9302
Rank: #2323.
Ezra Millard Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
14111 Blondo St
Omaha, NE 68164
(402) 715-2955
Rank: #2424.
Wysong Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7901 Blanchard Boulevard
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1185
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Adams Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7401 Jacobs Creek Drive
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1121
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Sagewood Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
4910 N 177th St
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-9078
Rank: #2727.
Sheridan Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
3100 Plymouth Ave
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 436-1167
Rank: #28 - 3328. - 33.
Bennington Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
11620 N 156th St
Bennington, NE 68007
(402) 238-2690
Rank: #28 - 3328. - 33.
Elmwood-murdock Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
400 West F St
Elmwood, NE 68349
(402) 994-2125
Rank: #28 - 3328. - 33.
Logan View Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
2163 County Road G
Hooper, NE 68031
(402) 654-3317
Rank: #28 - 3328. - 33.
North Bend Central Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
420 E 11th St
North Bend, NE 68649
(402) 652-8122
Rank: #28 - 3328. - 33.
Seward Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
200 E Pinewood
Seward, NE 68434
(402) 643-2968
Rank: #28 - 3328. - 33.
Windy Hills Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
4211 20th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
(308) 698-8220
Rank: #34 - 3734. - 37.
Loveland Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
8201 Pacific Street
Omaha, NE 68114
(402) 390-6455
Rank: #34 - 3734. - 37.
Mullen Elementary School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
106 N E 2nd St
Mullen, NE 69152
(308) 546-2292
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