Polk school information

IndexPolkNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores60%75%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a78079,221
Total private schoolsn/a18224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
The Polk, NE educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Polk public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 20% lower than than the Nebraska average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Polk public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.7% have completed high school, 12.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Polk are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Polk.
  • 94.7% of people in Polk have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.7% of people in Polk have completed high school.
  • 12.2% of people in Polk have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Polk

IndexPolkNebraskaNational
Completed 8th grade94.7%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school94.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college53.1%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.0%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.2%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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Polk, NE33660%21%

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Polk, NE33660%21%
Source: The Polk, 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.