2009 City Rankings - Nebraska Elementary Schools

The city rankings were calculated by taking the standardized tests used by Nebraska to determine the proficiency level across varying grades and subjects for elementary schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all elementary schools in each city and ordered from highest to lowest. The tests and subjects used to determine the percentile ranks can be found below. Learn more about how rankings are determined.

NeSA Exams Used To Determine Rankings

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2008
272Newman Grove, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 103
48.55 39
273Oxford, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 238
48.55-
274Murray, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 389
48.40 70
276Fairfield, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 242
48.29 199
277Deshler, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 104
48.20 232
280Wilber, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 315
47.56 175
282Loup City, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 204
47.21 70
285Hartington, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 136
46.70 62
291Gurley, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 152
45.78 139
367Hooper, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 170
45.71 180
286Overton, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 183
45.67 197
287Merna, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 143
45.63 71
251Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,316
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award45.46 250
288Wahoo, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 418
45.41 177
289Winnebago, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 348
45.38 192
293Butte, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 101
44.95 163
294Plainview, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 182
44.92 177
296Curtis, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 105
44.84 105
384Seward, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 874
44.78 272
297Nebraska City, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 311
44.75 95
298Pender, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 191
44.70 203
300Syracuse, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 310
44.64 152
302North Bend, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 264
44.40 136
304Pleasanton, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 133
44.03 145
381Gering, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,052
43.65 362
309Battle Creek, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 219
42.79 244
310Sumner, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 106
42.75 280
316Atkinson, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 124
42.70 143
313Osceola, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 137
42.50 137
314Bayard, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 222
42.44 104
317Winside, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 106
42.04 124
320Bennington, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 418
41.86 216
318Loomis, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 109
41.34 109
324Broken Bow, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 159
40.37 177
326York, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 487
39.87 159
328Harvard, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 157
39.60 158
331West Point, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 415
38.70 215
332Culbertson, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 176
38.43-
334Ashland, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 457
38.22 227
335Imperial, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 302
37.93 250
336Tekamah, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 273
37.80 226
337Gibbon, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 362
37.47 206
338St. Paul, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 364
37.21 138
347Maxwell, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 135
36.68 126
342O'neill, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 373
36.62 154
364Plattsmouth, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,080
36.29 139
348Bellwood, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 130
36.00 228
349Wood River, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 210
36.00 144
350Ponca, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 125
35.65 169
353Pawnee City, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 173
35.19 178
355Ogallala, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 192
34.44 149
357Emerson, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 156
34.36 140
352Grand Island, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 516
34.11 149
344Mccook, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 664
34.05 136
361Minatare, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 108
33.23 110
362Ravenna, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 252
33.10 121
345Wayne, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 590
33.07 147
369Wisner, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 147
32.31 183
371Tecumseh, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 169
31.71 176
372Sutherland, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 215
31.52 173
373Waterloo, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 184
31.44 134
374Kimball, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 201
31.34 143
375Stromsburg, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 181
30.55 174
399Columbus, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 1,898
30.29 230
379Wakefield, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 216
28.37 187
380Bancroft, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 173
28.24 324
382Genoa, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 217
27.87 164
383Cairo, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 251
27.80 133
385Valentine, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 251
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award27.10 178
386Utica, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 209
27.08 215
387Gordon, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 215
27.03 262
308Ainsworth, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 335
26.19 76
340Niobrara, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 212
25.21 144
394Lexington, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,272
24.45 197
391Fairbury, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 254
24.33 156
393Bridgeport, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 276
23.34 155
354Chadron, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 563
22.46 176
389Central City, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 528
22.40 160
396Crawford, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 124
22.05 234
398Grant, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 190
20.99 154
401David City, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 287
19.38 186
403Chapman, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 102
18.67 161
404Weeping Water, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 190
18.46 241
405Albion, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 237
18.26 186
408Rushville, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 151
12.88 159
410Walthill, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 224
10.13 162
411Wallace, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 103
9.90 200
414Macy, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 223
9.41 192
409Alliance, Nebraska
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 665
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award8.89 166
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