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Avg. test scores 62%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 52%

Nelson school information

IndexNelsonNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores80%75%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a78079,221
Total private schoolsn/a18224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Nelson are 62% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Nelson
  • 88.9% of people in Nelson have completed 8th grade
  • 86.8% of people in Nelson have completed high school
  • 14.5% of people in Nelson have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Nelson

      IndexNelsonNebraskaNational
      Completed 8th grade88.9%88.4%84.3%
      Completed high school86.8%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college53.3%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.2%40.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.5%30.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.5%9.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

      Nelson, NE School Districts

      • South Central Nebraska School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Nelson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Nelson, NE schools is 80%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Nelson, NE, an average of 88.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Davenport, NE31780%62%
      Lawrence, NE32176%54%
      Superior, NE2,04572%46%
      Nelson, NE51480%62%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Jackson, NC51420%60%
      Runnells, IA51490%82%
      Seminary, MS51422%55%
      Laketon, IN51471%44%
      Pattison, TX51456%13%
      Nelson, NE51480%62%
      Source: The Nelson, 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.