Top 10 Best Public High Schools in Nebraska (2021)

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The top ranked public schools in Nebraska state are listed below (2021).
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 51%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 51%.
The top ranked public schools in Nebraska are Elkhorn South High School, Elkhorn High School and St Paul High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Elkhorn, Bennington and Kearney.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in Nebraska (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Elkhorn South High SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1220303 Blue Sage Parkway
    OmahaNE 68130
    (402) 289-0616

  • Rank: #22.
    Elkhorn High SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121401 Veterans Dr
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402) 289-4239

  • Rank: #33.
    St Paul High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)Math: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121305 Howard Ave
    Saint PaulNE 68873
    (308) 754-4433

  • Rank: #44.
    Bennington Secondary SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 10%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1216610 Bennington Road
    BenningtonNE 68007
    (402) 238-2447

  • Rank: #55.
    Ponca High SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-12505 3rd St
    PoncaNE 68770
    (402) 755-5701

  • Rank: #6-96.-9.
    Cambridge High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)Math: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-121003 Nelson St
    CambridgeNE 69022
    (308) 697-3322

  • Rank: #6-96.-9.
    Leigh High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)Math: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-12310 Short St
    LeighNE 68643
    (402) 487-2228

  • Rank: #6-96.-9.
    Perkins County Junior- Senior High SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 10%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-12740 Sherman Ave
    GrantNE 69140
    (308) 352-4735

  • Rank: #6-96.-9.
    Wayne High SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 10%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12611 W 7th St
    WayneNE 68787
    (402) 375-3150

  • Rank: #1010.
    Laurel-concord-coleridge High SchoolMath: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 20%) Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)Math: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12502 Wakefield St
    LaurelNE 68745
    (402) 256-3731

  • Rank: #1111.
    Ainsworth High SchoolMath: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: ≥80% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: ≥80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-12520 E 2nd St
    AinsworthNE 69210
    (402) 387-2082

  • Rank: #1212.
    Gretna High SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 74% (Top 10%) Reading: 73% (Top 10%)Math: 74% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 73% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-1211335 S 204th Street
    GretnaNE 68028
    (402) 332-3936

  • Rank: #1313.
    Pierce Jr/sr High SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-12201 N Sunset
    PierceNE 68767
    (402) 329-6217

  • Rank: #1414.
    Millard West High SchoolMath: 71% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 71% (Top 20%) Reading: 76% (Top 10%)Math: 71% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-125710 S 176 Ave
    OmahaNE 68135
    (402) 715-6000

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Norris High SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-1225211 S 68th St
    FirthNE 68358
    (402) 791-0010

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Sidney High SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-121100 19th Ave
    SidneyNE 69162
    (308) 254-5893

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Crofton High SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 7-1289048 N Hwy 121
    CroftonNE 68730
    (402) 388-2440

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Millard North High SchoolMath: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 67% (Top 20%) Reading: 72% (Top 10%)Math: 67% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-121010 S 144th St
    OmahaNE 68154
    (402) 715-1365

  • Rank: #19-2319.- 23.
    Boyd County High School (spencer)Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-12106 E Greig St
    SpencerNE 68777
    (402) 589-1333

  • Rank: #19-2319.- 23.
    Cross County High SchoolMath: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-121270 123rd Rd
    StromsburgNE 68666
    (402) 764-5521

  • Rank: #19-2319.- 23.
    Htrs High SchoolMath: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-12810 Central Ave
    HumboldtNE 68376
    (402) 862-2251

  • Rank: #19-2319.- 23.
    Sandy Creek High SchoolMath: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-1230671 Hwy 14
    FairfieldNE 68938
    (402) 726-2151

  • Rank: #19-2319.- 23.
    Shickley High SchoolMath: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-12104 E Murray
    ShickleyNE 68436
    (402) 627-3375

  • Rank: #24-2824.- 28.
    Bloomfield Junior Senior High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)Math: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-12311 E Benton
    BloomfieldNE 68718
    (402) 373-4800

  • Rank: #24-2824.- 28.
    Hampton High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)Math: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-12458 5th St
    HamptonNE 68843
    (402) 725-3116

  • Rank: #24-2824.- 28.
    Hitchcock County Jr/sr High SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 7-12318 West D
    TrentonNE 69044
    (308) 334-5575

  • Rank: #24-2824.- 28.
    Johnson County Central High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)Math: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-12358 N 6th
    TecumsehNE 68450
    (402) 335-3328

  • Rank: #24-2824.- 28.
    Mullen High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)Math: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-12404 N Blaine
    MullenNE 69152
    (308) 546-2223

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Elmwood-murdock Jr/sr High SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 7-12300 Wyoming St
    MurdockNE 68407
    (402) 867-2341

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Seward High SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 9-12532 Northern Heights
    SewardNE 68434
    (402) 643-2988

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Auburn High SchoolMath: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 20%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-121829 Central Ave
    AuburnNE 68305
    (402) 274-4328

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Heartland Community High SchoolMath: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 20%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-121501 Front St
    HendersonNE 68371
    (402) 723-4434

  • Rank: #3333.
    Newman Grove High SchoolMath: 60-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-12101 S 8th St
    Newman GroveNE 68758
    (402) 447-6294

  • Rank: #3434.
    Lincoln East High SchoolMath: 69% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 69% (Top 20%) Reading: 65% (Top 20%)Math: 69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 65% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-121000 S 70th St
    LincolnNE 68510
    (402) 436-1302

  • Rank: #3535.
    Pender High SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 7-12609 Whitney St
    PenderNE 68047
    (402) 385-3244

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