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Avg. test scores 51%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 21%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Kearney are 51% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Kearney
  • 93.3% of people in Kearney have completed 8th grade
  • 92.9% of people in Kearney have completed high school
  • 36.8% of people in Kearney have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

      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.