Amherst school information

IndexAmherstNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores88%74%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a78079,235
Total private schoolsn/a18224,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,965

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  • The average school test scores in Amherst are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Amherst.
  • 95.2% of people in Amherst have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.8% of people in Amherst have completed high school.
  • 25.3% of people in Amherst have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Amherst Elementary School100 N SycamoreGrades: PK - 06Students: 158 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Amherst High School100 N SycamoreGrades: 07 - 12Students: 12 · Ratio: 11:188

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Education level achieved in Amherst

IndexAmherstNebraskaNational
Completed 8th grade95.2%88.4%83.8%
Completed high school92.8%87.1%82.4%
Completed some college62.7%62.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%38.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors25.3%29.0%29.3%
Completed masters9.6%9.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Amherst (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Overton, NE71492%35%
Kearney, NE31,75975%10%
Amherst, NE24088%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Blain, PA24068%0%
Red Rock, AZ24067%1%
Paxico, KS23989%31%
Fordville, ND24163%8%
Ezel, KY24189%30%
Amherst, NE24088%28%
Source: The Amherst, NE education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.