Gering school information

IndexGeringNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores70%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools678079,221
Total private schoolsn/a18224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
The Gering, NE educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gering public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 6% lower than than the Nebraska average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gering public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.6% have completed high school, 22.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gering are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Gering.
  • 90.6% of people in Gering have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.6% of people in Gering have completed high school.
  • 22.5% of people in Gering have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gering

IndexGeringNebraskaNational
Completed 8th grade90.6%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college61.7%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.7%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.5%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrill, NE90182%67%
Mitchell, NE1,67381%64%
Scottsbluff, NE14,93773%49%
Minatare, NE79964%29%
Gering, NE8,40170%43%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gonzales, CA8,40119%62%
Hornell, NY8,40042%15%
Haledon, NJ8,39924%52%
Golden Valley, AZ8,40416%67%
Boonville, MO8,39750%2%
Gering, NE8,40170%43%
Source: The Gering, 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.