Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in Nebraska (2024)

The top ranked public middle schools in Nebraska are Elkhorn Valley View Middle School, Leigh High School and High School At Johnson. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Elkhorn, Bennington and Kearney.
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 48%.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Nebraska (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Elkhorn Valley View Middle School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1313 S 208th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-0362
Rank: #22.
Leigh High School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
222 W 4th St
Leigh, NE 68643
(402) 487-2228
Rank: #33.
High 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: 7-12
310 Main St
Johnson, NE 68378
(402) 868-5235
Rank: #44.
Elkhorn Grandview Middle School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
17801 Grand Avenue
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-9399
Rank: #55.
Elkhorn Ridge Middle School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
17880 Marcy St
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 334-9302
Rank: #66.
Moore Middle School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 69% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
8700 Yankee Woods Drive
Lincoln, NE 68526
(402) 436-1225
Rank: #77.
Kenesaw Secondary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
110 N 5th Ave
Kenesaw, NE 68956
(402) 752-3215
Rank: #88.
Newman Grove High School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-12
101 S 8th St
Newman Grove, NE 68758
(402) 447-6294
Rank: #99.
Osmond High School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
202 W Prairie St
Osmond, NE 68765
(402) 748-3777
Rank: #1010.
Scott Middle School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 70% (Top 10%)
Reading: 65% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
2200 Pine Lake Road
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1218
Rank: #1111.
Seward Middle School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 75% (Top 5%)
Reading: 63% (Top 20%)
Grades: 5-8
2401 Karol Kay Blvd
Seward, NE 68434
(402) 643-2986
Rank: #1212.
Lux Middle School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 66% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
7800 High St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1220
Rank: #1313.
Ponca High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
505 3rd St
Ponca, NE 68770
(402) 755-5701
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Blue Hill High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
606 S Sycamore
Blue Hill, NE 68930
(402) 756-3043
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Elgin High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
101 N 4th St
Elgin, NE 68636
(402) 843-2455
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Hay Springs Middle School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
407 N Baker St
Hay Springs, NE 69347
(308) 638-4434
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Hyannis High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
332 East Hwy 2
Hyannis, NE 69350
(308) 458-2202
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Mead High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
114 N Vine
Mead, NE 68041
(402) 624-3435
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Stuart High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
404 E 2nd
Stuart, NE 68780
(402) 924-3302
Rank: #2020.
Pierce Jr/sr High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 30%)
Grades: 7-12
201 N Sunset
Pierce, NE 68767
(402) 329-6217
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Elmwood-murdock Jr/sr High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-12
300 Wyoming St
Murdock, NE 68407
(402) 867-2341
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Fort Calhoun Jr-sr High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-12
5876 County Road P43
Fort Calhoun, NE 68023
(402) 468-5591
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Aspen Creek Middle School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 65% (Top 20%)
Reading: 63% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
18414 Summit Drive
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 332-3866
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Crofton High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 30%)
Grades: 7-12
89048 N Hwy 121
Crofton, NE 68730
(402) 388-2440
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Heartland Community High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 30%)
Grades: 7-12
1501 Front St
Henderson, NE 68371
(402) 723-4434
Rank: #2626.
Kiewit Middle School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 70% (Top 10%)
Reading: 61% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
15650 Howard St
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 715-1470
Rank: #2727.
Elkhorn Middle School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 68% (Top 10%)
Reading: 61% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
3200 N 207th Plaza
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2428
Rank: #2828.
Liberty Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60% (Top 30%)
Reading: 67% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
10820 Wittmuss Dr
Papillion, NE 68046
(402) 514-3600
Rank: #2929.
Bennington Middle School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 63% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
11201 North 168 St
Bennington, NE 68007
(402) 238-3082
Rank: #3030.
Russell Middle School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 63% (Top 20%)
Reading: 63% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
5304 S 172nd St
Omaha, NE 68135
(402) 715-8500
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Freeman High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
415 Eighth St
Adams, NE 68301
(402) 988-2525
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
North Bend Central High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Grades: 8-12
1320 Walnut St
North Bend, NE 68649
(402) 652-3268
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Pender High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
609 Whitney St
Pender, NE 68047
(402) 385-3244
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
West Holt High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 65-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 30%)
Grades: 7-12
1000 N Main
Atkinson, NE 68713
(402) 925-2890
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Malcolm Jr/sr High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 55-59% (Top 30%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-12
10002 N W 112th St
Malcolm, NE 68402
(402) 796-2151
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