Avg. test scores 51%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 41%

Grand Island school information

IndexGrand IslandNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores74%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools2478079,221
Total private schools618224,874
Total post-secondary schools4567,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Grand Island are 51% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Grand Island
  • 80.9% of people in Grand Island have completed 8th grade
  • 78.3% of people in Grand Island have completed high school
  • 18.0% of people in Grand Island have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Grand Island

      IndexGrand IslandNebraskaNational
      Completed 8th grade80.9%88.4%84.3%
      Completed high school78.3%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college50.8%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.3%40.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.0%30.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.5%9.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

      Grand Island, NE School Districts

      • Northwest Public Schools
      • Grand Island Public Schools

      There are a total of 24 public schools, 6 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Grand Island. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Grand Island, NE schools is 74%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Grand Island, NE, an average of 80.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Giltner, NE37287%77%
      St. Libory, NE27287%77%
      Cairo, NE89478%59%
      Wood River, NE1,43678%58%
      Doniphan, NE1,01077%56%
      Grand Island, NE50,89574%51%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Enid, OK50,89167%35%
      Lakewood, OH50,86674%50%
      Pinellas Park, FL50,94640%19%
      East Hartford, CT50,83432%35%
      Tigard, OR50,78757%17%
      Grand Island, NE50,89574%51%
      Source: The Grand Island, 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.