Public Schools in Nebraska

There are 1104 Public Schools in Nebraska, serving a population of 1,893,921 people in an area of 76,804 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,715 people, and 1 Public School per 69 square miles.

The state of Nebraska is ranked 8th in Public Schools per capita, and 45th in Public Schools per square mile.

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Nebraska Public School Statistics

Find Nebraska Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Nebraska Public School Enrollment
 NebraskaUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment20,249 (61.2%)2,900,882 (58.8%)
Kindergarten Enrollment22,686 (85.9%)3,628,401 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)90,206 (87.6%)14,659,874 (89.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)91,593 (88.1%)14,781,267 (89.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)90,256 (89.2%)15,351,077 (90.3%)
Nebraska Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 NebraskaUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education50,097 (4.1%)11,759,554 (5.4%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)62,269 (5.0%)15,677,560 (7.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)329,232 (26.7%)59,093,612 (27.3%)