Top 10 Best Public Preschools in Nebraska (2024)

The top ranked public preschools in Nebraska are Hitchcock Elementary School, Blue Sage Elementary School and Aldrich Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public preschools 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 Preschools in Nebraska (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Hitchcock Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
5809 S 104th St
Omaha, NE 68127
(402) 715-2255
Rank: #22.
Blue Sage Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
3600 S 215th Street
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-3577
Rank: #33.
Aldrich Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
506 N 162 Ave
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 715-2020
Rank: #44.
Fire Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
19660 Farnam St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-0735
Rank: #55.
West Bay Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
3220 S 188th Ave
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 289-9045
Rank: #66.
Pender Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
609 Whitney St
Pender, NE 68047
(402) 385-3244
Rank: #77.
Grace Abbott Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1313 N 156th
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 715-2900
Rank: #88.
Spring Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
17830 Shadow Ridge Dr
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 637-0204
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Skyline Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
400 S 210th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-3433
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Woodbrook Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
18520 Purple Martin Parkway
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-1823
Rank: #1111.
Sagewood Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
4910 N 177th St
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-9078
Rank: #1212.
Upchurch Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
8686 S 165th St
Omaha, NE 68136
(402) 715-7150
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Lake Maloney Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
848 E Correction Line Rd
North Platte, NE 69101
(308) 532-9392
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Palisades Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
16820 Chutney Dr
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 895-2194
Rank: #1515.
Manchester Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
2750 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-2590
Rank: #1616.
Pine Creek Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7801 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
Bennington, NE 68007
(402) 238-2372
Rank: #1717.
West Dodge Station Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 10%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
18480 California St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2773
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
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: #18 - 1918. - 19.
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: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Kloefkorn Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 10%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
6601 Glass Ridge Drive
Lincoln, NE 68526
(402) 436-1148
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
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: #2222.
Newman Grove 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-6
703 Hale Ave
Newman Grove, NE 68758
(402) 447-6051
Rank: #2323.
Adams Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7401 Jacobs Creek Drive
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1121
Rank: #2424.
Riverside Elementary - Spalding
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: ≥80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
124 S Ash
Spalding, NE 68665
(308) 497-2431
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Arbor View Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
5115 N 208th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-1007
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Meadowlark Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1010 E 53rd St
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 698-8210
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Westridge Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
3100 N 206th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2559
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Whitetail Creek Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
19110 Greenleaf Street
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 895-3388
Rank: #2929.
Ackerman Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 71% (Top 10%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
5110 S 156th St
Omaha, NE 68135
(402) 715-8420
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Elementary School At Johnson
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
310 Main St
Johnson, NE 68378
(402) 868-5235
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Hillrise Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
20110 Hopper St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2602
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Wysong Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7901 Blanchard Boulevard
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1185
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Amherst Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
100 N Sycamore
Amherst, NE 68812
(308) 826-3131
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Elmwood-murdock Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
400 West F St
Elmwood, NE 68349
(402) 994-2125
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Franklin Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
1001 M St
Franklin, NE 68939
(308) 425-6283
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