Top 10 Best Public Middle 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 52%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 52%.
The top ranked public schools in Nebraska are Elkhorn Valley View Middle School, Elkhorn Ridge Middle School and Elkhorn Grandview Middle School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Elkhorn, Bennington and Kearney.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Nebraska (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Elkhorn Valley View Middle SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 88% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-81313 S 208th St
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402) 289-0362

  • Rank: #22.
    Elkhorn Ridge Middle SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-817880 Marcy St
    OmahaNE 68118
    (402) 334-9302

  • Rank: #33.
    Elkhorn Grandview Middle SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-817801 Grand Avenue
    OmahaNE 68116
    (402) 289-9399

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Howells Senior High SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-12417 Center Street
    HowellsNE 68641
    (402) 986-1621

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Ponca High SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-12505 3rd St
    PoncaNE 68770
    (402) 755-5701

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Diller-odell Secondary 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: 7-12506 Perry St
    OdellNE 68415
    (402) 766-4210

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Newman Grove 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: 7-12101 S 8th St
    Newman GroveNE 68758
    (402) 447-6294

  • Rank: #88.
    Seward Middle SchoolMath: 75% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 75% (Top 10%) Reading: 72% (Top 10%)Math: 75% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 5-82401 Karol Kay Blvd
    SewardNE 68434
    (402) 643-2986

  • Rank: #99.
    Mc Pherson County Secondary 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: 7-12525 Hwy 92
    TryonNE 69167
    (308) 587-2262

  • Rank: #1010.
    Elkhorn Middle SchoolMath: 77% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 77% (Top 5%) Reading: 69% (Top 20%)Math: 77% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 6-83200 N 207th Plaza
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402) 289-2428

  • Rank: #1111.
    Lux Middle SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 74% (Top 20%) Reading: 72% (Top 10%)Math: 74% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-87800 High St
    LincolnNE 68506
    (402) 436-1220

  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Elmwood-murdock Jr/sr High SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 20%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-12300 Wyoming St
    MurdockNE 68407
    (402) 867-2341

  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Fort Calhoun High SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 20%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-125876 County Road P43
    Fort CalhounNE 68023
    (402) 468-5591

  • Rank: #1414.
    Pender High SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-12609 Whitney St
    PenderNE 68047
    (402) 385-3244

  • Rank: #1515.
    Malcolm Jr/sr High SchoolMath: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 20%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-1210002 N W 112th St
    MalcolmNE 68402
    (402) 796-2151

  • Rank: #1616.
    Bennington Middle SchoolMath: 71% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 71% (Top 20%) Reading: 73% (Top 10%)Math: 71% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 73% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-811201 North 168 St
    BenningtonNE 68007
    (402) 238-3082

  • Rank: #1717.
    Gretna Middle SchoolMath: 76% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 76% (Top 10%) Reading: 65% (Top 20%)Math: 76% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 65% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 6-811705 South 216th Street
    GretnaNE 68028
    (402) 332-3048

  • Rank: #1818.
    Richland Elementary 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: PK-8595 Road 3
    ColumbusNE 68601
    (402) 564-6900

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Giltner High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 7-12#2 West 6th Rd
    GiltnerNE 68841
    (402) 849-2238

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Osmond High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 7-12202 W Prairie St
    OsmondNE 68765
    (402) 748-3777

  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Mead High SchoolMath: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-69% (Top 30%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-12114 N Vine
    MeadNE 68041
    (402) 624-3435

  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Mullen High SchoolMath: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-69% (Top 30%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-12404 N Blaine
    MullenNE 69152
    (308) 546-2223

  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Stapleton High SchoolMath: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-69% (Top 30%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-12702 6th Street
    StapletonNE 69163
    (308) 636-2252

  • Rank: #2424.
    Aspen Creek Middle SchoolMath: 72% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 72% (Top 20%) Reading: 66% (Top 20%)Math: 72% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 66% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 6-818414 Summit Drive
    GretnaNE 68028
    (402) 332-3866

  • Rank: #2525.
    Russell Middle SchoolMath: 68% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 68% (Top 20%) Reading: 69% (Top 20%)Math: 68% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 6-85304 S 172nd St
    OmahaNE 68135
    (402) 715-8500

  • Rank: #26-2826.- 28.
    Hartington Newcastle 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: 7-12501 S Broadway
    HartingtonNE 68739
    (402) 254-3947

  • Rank: #26-2826.- 28.
    Platteview Central Junior 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: 7-814801 S 108th St
    SpringfieldNE 68059
    (402) 339-5052

  • Rank: #26-2826.- 28.
    West Holt 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: 7-121000 N Main
    AtkinsonNE 68713
    (402) 925-2890

  • Rank: #2929.
    Beadle Middle SchoolMath: 70% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 70% (Top 20%) Reading: 65% (Top 20%)Math: 70% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 65% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 6-818201 Jefferson St
    OmahaNE 68135
    (402) 715-6100

  • Rank: #3030.
    Liberty Middle SchoolMath: 66% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 66% (Top 30%) Reading: 71% (Top 20%)Math: 66% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 71% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-810820 Wittmuss Dr
    PapillionNE 68046
    (402) 514-3600

  • Rank: #3131.
    Scott Middle SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 73% (Top 20%) Reading: 64% (Top 30%)Math: 73% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-82200 Pine Lake Road
    LincolnNE 68516
    (402) 436-1218

  • Rank: #3232.
    Wahoo Middle SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 80% (Top 5%) Reading: 59% (Top 50%)Math: 80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 59% (Top 50%)
    Grades: 6-82201 N Locust
    WahooNE 68066
    (402) 443-3101

  • Rank: #3333.
    Moore Middle SchoolMath: 67% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 67% (Top 20%) Reading: 65% (Top 20%)Math: 67% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 65% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 6-88700 Yankee Woods Drive
    LincolnNE 68526
    (402) 436-1225

  • Rank: #3434.
    Pierce Jr/sr High SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 55-59% (Top 50%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 55-59% (Top 50%)
    Grades: 7-12201 N Sunset
    PierceNE 68767
    (402) 329-6217

  • Rank: #3535.
    Kiewit Middle SchoolMath: 69% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 69% (Top 20%) Reading: 63% (Top 30%)Math: 69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 63% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-815650 Howard St
    OmahaNE 68118
    (402) 715-1470

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