Central City school information

IndexCentral CityNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores70%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools378079,221
Total private schools118224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
The Central City, NE educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Central City public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 7% lower than than the Nebraska average and 41% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Central City public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.7% have completed high school, 17.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Central City are 41% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Central City.
  • 89.9% of people in Central City have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.7% of people in Central City have completed high school.
  • 17.3% of people in Central City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Central City

IndexCentral CityNebraskaNational
Completed 8th grade89.9%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school89.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college59.4%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.3%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.7%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chapman, NE24472%46%
Palmer, NE64268%39%
Clarks, NE35265%32%
Polk, NE33660%21%
Central City, NE2,89270%41%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arcadia, LA2,89352%6%
Marquette Heights, IL2,89118%64%
Decherd, TN2,89036%27%
Johnson Creek, WI2,89043%12%
Montara, CA2,89540%20%
Central City, NE2,89270%41%
Source: The Central City, 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.