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Avg. test scores 61%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 23%

Lincoln school information

IndexLincolnNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores79%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools7378079,221
Total private schools2518224,874
Total post-secondary schools10567,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lincoln are 61% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 73 public schools in Lincoln
  • 89.7% of people in Lincoln have completed 8th grade
  • 89.1% of people in Lincoln have completed high school
  • 37.1% of people in Lincoln have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Lincoln, NE Schools

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      Education level achieved in Lincoln

      IndexLincolnNebraskaNational
      Completed 8th grade89.7%88.4%84.3%
      Completed high school89.1%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college70.8%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree48.3%40.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors37.1%30.0%30.3%
      Completed masters13.2%9.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.6%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.5%1.2%1.3%

      Lincoln, NE School Districts

      • Lincoln Public Schools

      There are a total of 73 public schools, 25 private schools and 10 post-secondary schools in Lincoln. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lincoln, NE schools is 79%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Lincoln, NE, an average of 89.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.1% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Malcolm, NE40887%77%
      Bennet, NE88987%77%
      Raymond, NE12382%67%
      Waverly, NE3,68678%59%
      Eagle, NE1,01972%46%
      Lincoln, NE273,01879%61%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Plano, TX279,08883%69%
      Newark, NJ280,13923%54%
      Toledo, OH280,85447%5%
      Greensboro, NC282,17741%17%
      Orlando, FL263,30650%1%
      Lincoln, NE273,01879%61%
      Source: The Lincoln, 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.