Norfolk school information

Average Test Scores81%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools2178079,221
Total private schools718224,874
Total post-secondary schools2567,963
The Norfolk, NE educational system consists of 21 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Norfolk public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 8% higher than than the Nebraska average and 65% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Norfolk public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 19.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Norfolk are 65% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Norfolk.
  • 86.6% of people in Norfolk have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.8% of people in Norfolk have completed high school.
  • 19.6% of people in Norfolk have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Norfolk

Completed 8th grade86.6%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.5%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.6%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.6%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Battle Creek, NE1,26490%83%
Pierce, NE1,96390%82%
Woodland Park, NE1,74585%72%
Stanton, NE1,67278%59%
Winside, NE43070%41%
Norfolk, NE24,39881%65%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Fernando, CA24,39623%54%
Homer Glen, IL24,38546%7%
Herndon, VA24,41564%29%
Holt, MI24,41841%17%
Trotwood, OH24,37251%3%
Norfolk, NE24,39881%65%
Source: The Norfolk, 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.