Nebraska City school information

IndexNebraska CityNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores71%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools878079,221
Total private schools118224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
The Nebraska City, NE educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Nebraska City public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 5% lower than than the Nebraska average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nebraska City public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.0% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Nebraska City are 44% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Nebraska City.
  • 84.9% of people in Nebraska City have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.0% of people in Nebraska City have completed high school.
  • 18.0% of people in Nebraska City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Nebraska City

IndexNebraska CityNebraskaNational
Completed 8th grade84.9%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school84.0%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college47.1%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.6%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Nebraska City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sidney, IA99582%67%
Weeping Water, NE1,14770%41%
Hamburg, IA1,11562%26%
Nebraska City, NE7,30371%44%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Louis, MI7,30235%28%
Corbin, KY7,30646%7%
Palmyra, NJ7,29930%39%
Devils Lake, ND7,29960%21%
Dayton, NJ7,30866%33%
Nebraska City, NE7,30371%44%
Source: The Nebraska City, 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.