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97%
  • Adams Elementary School
  • 7401 Jacobs Creek Drive, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 780
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
97%
  • Sheridan Elementary School
  • 3100 Plymouth Ave, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 467
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
96%
  • Rousseau Elementary School
  • 3701 S 33rd St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 559
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
94%
  • Lux Middle School
  • 7800 High St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,045
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
94%
  • Kloefkorn Elementary
  • 6601 Glass Ridge Drive, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 465
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
94%
  • Eastridge Elementary School
  • 6245 L St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 279
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
93%
  • Scott Middle School
  • 2200 Pine Lake Road, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,019
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
93%
  • Pyrtle Elementary School
  • 721 Cottonwood Dr, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 418
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
93%
  • Fredstrom Elementary School
  • 5700 N W 10th, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 509
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
93%
  • Maxey Elementary School
  • 5200 S 75th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 622
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
93%
  • Kahoa Elementary School
  • 7700 Leighton St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 589
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
92%
  • Cavett Elementary School
  • 7701 S 36th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 730
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
92%
  • Morley Elementary School
  • 6800 Monterey Dr, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 580
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
91%
  • Humann Elementary School
  • 6720 Rockwood Ln, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 586
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
90%
  • Zeman Elementary School
  • 4900 S 52nd St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 439
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
90%
  • Hill Elementary School
  • 5230 Tipperary Trail, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 563
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
89%
  • Kooser Elementary School
  • 7301 N 13th Street, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 783
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
87%
  • Holmes Elementary School
  • 5230 Sumner St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 376
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
87%
  • Belmont Elementary School
  • 3425 N 14th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 705
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
87%
  • Pound Middle School
  • 4740 S 45th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 827
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
87%
  • Beattie Elementary School
  • 1901 Calvert St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 371
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
86%
  • Randolph Elementary School
  • 1024 S 37th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 457
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
86%
  • Arnold Elementary School
  • 5000 Mike Scholl Street, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 760
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
82%
  • Riley Elementary School
  • 5021 Orchard St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 378
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
82%
  • Meadow Lane Elementary School
  • 7200 Vine St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 519
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
82%
  • Brownell Elementary School
  • 6000 Aylesworth Ave, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 317
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
81%
  • Irving Middle School
  • 2745 S 22nd St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 806
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
81%
  • Roper Elementary School
  • 2323 S Coddington St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 872
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
80%
  • Lefler Middle School
  • 1100 S 48th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 599
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
80%
  • West Lincoln Elementary School
  • 630 W Dawes Ave, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 424
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
79%
  • Lincoln East High School
  • 1000 S 70th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,589
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
79%
  • Schoo Middle School
  • 700 Penrose Drive, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 793
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
77%
  • Lakeview Elementary School
  • 300 Capitol Beach Blvd, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 403
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
77%
  • Mickle Middle School
  • 2500 N 67th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 700
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
76%
  • Southwest High School
  • 7001 S 14th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,807
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
75%
  • Saratoga Elementary School
  • 2215 S 13th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 311
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
74%
  • Campbell Elementary School
  • 2200 Dodge St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 704
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
73%
  • Dawes Middle School
  • 5130 Colfax Street, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 435
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
72%
  • Calvert Elementary School
  • 3709 S 46th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 388
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
72%
  • Elliott Elementary School
  • 225 S 25th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 379
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
72%
  • Norwood Park Elementary School
  • 4710 N 72nd St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 237
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
72%
  • Lincoln Southeast High School
  • 2930 S 37th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,137
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
70%
  • Huntington Elementary School
  • 2900 N 46th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 475
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
70%
  • Goodrich Middle School
  • 4600 Lewis Avenue, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 747
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
67%
  • Pershing Elementary School
  • 6402 Judson St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 389
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
65%
  • Park Middle School
  • 855 S 8th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 806
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
65%
  • Clinton Elementary School
  • 1520 N 29th St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 546
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
65%
  • Everett Elementary School
  • 1123 C St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 494
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
64%
  • Culler Middle School
  • 5201 Vine St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 645
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
62%
  • Hartley Elementary School
  • 730 N 33rd St, Lincoln
  • LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 397
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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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
The Lincoln, NE educational system consists of 73 public schools, 25 private schools and 10 post-secondary schools. Lincoln public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 6% higher than than the Nebraska average and 61% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lincoln public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.1% have completed high school, 37.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Lincoln 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 Lincoln, NE schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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

Cities with similar population

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.
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