Gothenburg school information

Average Test Scores79%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools578079,221
Total private schools118224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
The Gothenburg, NE educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gothenburg public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 5% higher than than the Nebraska average and 60% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gothenburg public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.1% have completed high school, 22.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gothenburg are 60% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Gothenburg.
  • 86.4% of people in Gothenburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.1% of people in Gothenburg have completed high school.
  • 22.9% of people in Gothenburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gothenburg

Completed 8th grade86.4%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college59.1%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.2%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.9%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brady, NE37572%46%
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Source: The Gothenburg, 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.