North Platte school information

IndexNorth PlatteNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores77%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools1778079,221
Total private schools418224,874
Total post-secondary schools2567,963
The North Platte, NE educational system consists of 17 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. North Platte public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 3% higher than than the Nebraska average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of North Platte public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.3% have completed high school, 20.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in North Platte are 57% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in North Platte.
  • 88.1% of people in North Platte have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.3% of people in North Platte have completed high school.
  • 20.8% of people in North Platte have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in North Platte

IndexNorth PlatteNebraskaNational
Completed 8th grade88.1%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school86.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college61.0%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.4%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.8%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hershey, NE63580%62%
Maxwell, NE26963%29%
North Platte, NE24,31177%57%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chantilly, VA24,31289%81%
Watauga, TX24,32275%52%
Daphne, AL24,29551%3%
Ashland, CA24,28820%59%
Ridgeland, MS24,33831%37%
North Platte, NE24,31177%57%
Source: The North Platte, 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.