Top 10 Best Public Preschools 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 Columbian Elementary School, Hitchcock Elementary School and Fire Ridge Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Elkhorn, Bennington and Kearney.

Top Ranked Public Preschools in Nebraska (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Columbian Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-6330 S 127th St
    OmahaNE 68154
    (402) 697-1433

  • Rank: #22.
    Hitchcock Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-55809 S 104th St
    OmahaNE 68127
    (402) 715-2255

  • Rank: #33.
    Fire Ridge Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 88% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 88% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-519660 Farnam St
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402) 289-0735

  • Rank: #44.
    West Bay Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-53220 S 188th Ave
    OmahaNE 68130
    (402) 289-9045

  • Rank: #55.
    Spring Ridge Elementary SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-517830 Shadow Ridge Dr
    OmahaNE 68130
    (402) 637-0204

  • Rank: #66.
    Manchester Elementary SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-52750 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
    OmahaNE 68116
    (402) 289-2590

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Pender Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-6609 Whitney St
    PenderNE 68047
    (402) 385-3244

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Sagewood Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-54910 N 177th St
    OmahaNE 68116
    (402) 289-9078

  • Rank: #99.
    Newman Grove Elementary SchoolMath: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-6703 Hale Ave
    Newman GroveNE 68758
    (402) 447-6051

  • Rank: #1010.
    West Dodge Station Elementary SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-518480 California St
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402) 289-2773

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Skyline Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5400 S 210th St
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402) 289-3433

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Upchurch Elementary SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-58686 S 165th St
    OmahaNE 68136
    (402) 715-7150

  • Rank: #1313.
    Lincoln Elementary SchoolMath: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-4310 S 3rd St
    NorfolkNE 68702
    (402) 644-2550

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Aldrich Elementary SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 1%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5506 N 162 Ave
    OmahaNE 68118
    (402) 715-2020

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Grace Abbott Elementary SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-51313 N 156th
    OmahaNE 68118
    (402) 715-2900

  • Rank: #1616.
    Hillrise Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-520110 Hopper St
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402) 289-2602

  • Rank: #1717.
    Standing Bear Elementary SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-415860 Taylor Street
    OmahaNE 68116
    (402) 827-4362

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Adams Elementary SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-57401 Jacobs Creek Drive
    LincolnNE 68512
    (402) 436-1121

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Kloefkorn Elementary SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-56601 Glass Ridge Drive
    LincolnNE 68526
    (402) 436-1148

  • Rank: #2020.
    Carl A Swanson Elementary SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-68601 Harney Street
    OmahaNE 68114
    (402) 390-6485

  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Meadowlark Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-51010 E 53rd St
    KearneyNE 68847
    (308) 698-8210

  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Wysong Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-57901 Blanchard Boulevard
    LincolnNE 68516
    (402) 436-1185

  • Rank: #2323.
    Riverside Elementary - SpaldingMath: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: ≥80% (Top 5%) Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)Math: ≥80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5124 S Ash
    SpaldingNE 68665
    (308) 497-2431

  • Rank: #2424.
    Palisades Elementary SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-516820 Chutney Dr
    GretnaNE 68028
    (402) 895-2194

  • Rank: #2525.
    Pine Creek Elementary SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-57801 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
    BenningtonNE 68007
    (402) 238-2372

  • Rank: #2626.
    Cavett Elementary SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-57701 S 36th St
    LincolnNE 68516
    (402) 436-1131

  • Rank: #2727.
    Hay Springs Elementary SchoolMath: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5407 N Baker St
    Hay SpringsNE 69347
    (308) 638-4434

  • Rank: #28-3028.- 30.
    Elmwood-murdock Elementary 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: PK-6400 West F St
    ElmwoodNE 68349
    (402) 994-2125

  • Rank: #28-3028.- 30.
    Oakdale Elementary 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: PK-63534 S 108th St
    OmahaNE 68144
    (402) 390-6460

  • Rank: #28-3028.- 30.
    Park Elementary 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: PK-53000 7th Ave
    KearneyNE 68845
    (308) 698-8280

  • Rank: #3131.
    Willowdale Elementary SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 10%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-516901 P St
    OmahaNE 68135
    (402) 715-8280

  • Rank: #3232.
    Potter-dix Elementary SchoolMath: ≥95% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-6304 Horrum St
    DixNE 69133
    (308) 682-5226

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Sheridan Elementary SchoolMath: 76% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 76% (Top 10%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 76% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-53100 Plymouth Ave
    LincolnNE 68502
    (402) 436-1167

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Wheeler Elementary SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 10%)Math: 80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-56707 S 178th St
    OmahaNE 68135
    (402) 715-6250

  • Rank: #3535.
    Prairie Lane Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-611444 Hascall
    OmahaNE 68144
    (402) 390-6470

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