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  • Amherst Elementary School
  • 100 N Sycamore, Amherst
  • AMHERST PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 202
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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  • Amherst High School
  • 100 N Sycamore, Amherst
  • AMHERST PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 156
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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Amherst school information

IndexAmherstNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores90%75%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a78079,221
Total private schoolsn/a18224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
The Amherst, NE educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Amherst public schools have average test scores of 90% which is 20% higher than than the Nebraska average and 83% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Amherst public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.1% have completed high school, 32.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Amherst

IndexAmherstNebraskaNational
Completed 8th grade94.1%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school94.1%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college65.8%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.1%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.9%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.6%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Amherst, NE School Districts

Amherst Public Schools

There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Amherst. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Amherst, NE schools is 90%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Amherst, NE, an average of 94.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Amherst schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Amherst, NE schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Glenwood, NE47390%82%
Pleasanton, NE36382%67%
Overton, NE70476%54%
Sumner, NE25375%51%
Kearney, NE32,70974%51%
Amherst, NE22590%83%

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Palo Pinto, TX22580%62%
Amherst, NE22590%83%
Source: The Amherst, NE education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.
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