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95%
  • Meadowlark Elementary School
  • 1010 E 53rd St, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 411
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
92%
  • Windy Hills Elementary School
  • 4211 20th Ave, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 270
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
90%
  • Buffalo Hills Elementary
  • 6110 11th Avenue, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 198
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
87%
  • Central Elementary School
  • 300 W 24th St, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 262
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
85%
  • Park Elementary School
  • 3000 7th Ave, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 265
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
80%
  • Kenwood Elementary School
  • 915 16th Ave, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 391
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
77%
  • Northeast Elementary School
  • 910 E 34th St, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 388
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
77%
  • Bryant Elementary School
  • 1611 Ave C, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 259
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
76%
  • Horizon Middle School
  • 915 W 35th St, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 548
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
75%
  • Sunrise Middle School
  • 4611 Ave N, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 531
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
62%
  • Emerson Elementary School
  • 2705 Ave E, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 239
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
54%
  • Kearney Sr High School
  • 3610 6th Ave, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,397
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
17%
  • Kearney West High School
  • 2802 30th Ave, Kearney
  • KEARNEY WEST HIGH SCHOOL
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 98
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
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  • Kearney Education Center
  • 1511 5th Avenue, Kearney
  • KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 100
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Kearney school information

IndexKearneyNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores74%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools1778079,221
Total private schools318224,874
Total post-secondary schools2567,963
The Kearney, NE educational system consists of 17 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Kearney public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 1% lower than than the Nebraska average and 51% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kearney public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.9% have completed high school, 36.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Kearney

IndexKearneyNebraskaNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college71.9%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.1%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.8%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.7%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.2%1.3%

Kearney, NE School Districts

Kearney Public Schools

There are a total of 17 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Kearney. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kearney, NE schools is 74%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Kearney, NE, an average of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Kearney 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 Kearney, NE schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Amherst, NE22590%83%
Glenwood, NE47390%82%
Minden, NE2,91169%40%
Gibbon, NE2,08161%23%
Kearney, NE32,70974%51%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Charles, IL32,74551%3%
Rome, NY32,67338%24%
Kennesaw, GA32,66949%0%
Eastpointe, MI32,64818%63%
Tooele, UT32,78335%29%
Kearney, NE32,70974%51%
Source: The Kearney, 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.