Kearney Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data


School Districts in Kearney


Amherst Public Schools School District Details

Amherst Public Schools School District
100 N Sycamore
Amherst, NE 68812

380 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Amherst Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Nebraska

(10 is best)

Better than of NE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

80 60 40 20 0
64%
52%
58%
52%
69%
52%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Amherst Elementary School
100 N Sycamore
Amherst, NE, 68812
PK-06
Amherst High School
100 N Sycamore
Amherst, NE, 68812
07-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 95.3% 67.9%
Black 0.5% 7.0%
Hispanic 3.2% 20.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 1.5%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.3% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.3% 35.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.1% 8.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,712 $2,631,000 60.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $148 $58,000 1.3%
Staff $107 $42,000 1.0%
General Administration $551 $216,000 4.9%
School Administration $454 $178,000 4.1%
Operation $776 $304,000 7.0%
Transportation $408 $160,000 3.7%
Other $51 $20,000 0.5%
Total Support $2,495 $978,000 22.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,934 $758,000 17.4%
Total Expenditures $11,140 $4,367,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,994 $2,638,141,000 55.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $399 $131,655,000 2.8%
Staff $378 $124,863,000 2.6%
General Administration $353 $116,657,000 2.5%
School Administration $605 $199,560,000 4.2%
Operation $1,105 $364,646,000 7.7%
Transportation $367 $121,170,000 2.6%
Other $306 $100,920,000 2.1%
Total Support $3,513 $1,159,471,000 24.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,840 $937,380,000 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,348 $4,734,992,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Elm Creek Public Schools School District Details

Elm Creek Public Schools School District
230 East Calkins Avenue
Elm Creek, NE 68836

366 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

11 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Elm Creek Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Nebraska

(10 is best)

Better than of NE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
45%
52%
42%
52%
47%
52%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Elm Creek Elementary School
230 East Calkins Avenue
Elm Creek, NE, 68836
PK-06
Elm Creek High School
230 East Calkins Avenue
Elm Creek, NE, 68836
07-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 96.2% 67.9%
Black 0.5% 7.0%
Hispanic 3.3% 20.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 1.5%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.0% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.1% 35.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.8% 8.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,123 $3,030,000 60.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $298 $111,000 2.2%
Staff $131 $49,000 1.0%
General Administration $536 $200,000 4.0%
School Administration $633 $236,000 4.7%
Operation $1,032 $385,000 7.6%
Transportation $351 $131,000 2.6%
Other $657 $245,000 4.9%
Total Support $3,638 $1,357,000 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,756 $655,000 13.0%
Total Expenditures $13,517 $5,042,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,994 $2,638,141,000 55.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $399 $131,655,000 2.8%
Staff $378 $124,863,000 2.6%
General Administration $353 $116,657,000 2.5%
School Administration $605 $199,560,000 4.2%
Operation $1,105 $364,646,000 7.7%
Transportation $367 $121,170,000 2.6%
Other $306 $100,920,000 2.1%
Total Support $3,513 $1,159,471,000 24.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,840 $937,380,000 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,348 $4,734,992,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Kearney Public Schools School District Details

Kearney Public Schools School District
320 W 24 Th St
Kearney, NE 68845

6,121 Students enrolled in District

14 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Kearney Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Nebraska

(10 is best)

Better than of NE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

GET FULL REPORTS FOR ANY SCHOOL IN THIS DISTRICT

SEE ALL SCHOOLS


Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
58%
52%
58%
52%
58%
52%
58%
52%
58%
52%
58%
52%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bryant Elementary School
1611 Ave C
Kearney, NE, 68847
PK-05
Buffalo Hills Elementary School
6110 11 Th Avenue
Kearney, NE, 68845
PK-05
Central Elementary School
300 W 24 Th St
Kearney, NE, 68845
PK-05
Emerson Elementary School
2705 Ave E
Kearney, NE, 68847
PK-05
Glenwood Elementary School
8105 9 Th Ave
Kearney, NE, 68845
PK-05
Horizon Middle School
915 W 35 Th St
Kearney, NE, 68845
06-08
Kearney Education Center School
1511 5 Th Avenue
Kearney, NE, 68845
PK-PK
Kearney High School
2702 West 11 Th Street
Kearney, NE, 68845
09-12
Kenwood Elementary School
915 16 Th Ave
Kearney, NE, 68845
PK-05
Meadowlark Elementary School
1010 E 53 Rd St
Kearney, NE, 68847
PK-05
SEE MORE SCHOOLS IN THIS DISTRICT

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.8% 67.9%
Black 2.2% 7.0%
Hispanic 14.5% 20.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 1.5%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.3% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.8% 35.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 8.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,205 $36,083,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $463 $2,691,000 3.7%
Staff $648 $3,766,000 5.2%
General Administration $194 $1,128,000 1.6%
School Administration $566 $3,289,000 4.6%
Operation $919 $5,343,000 7.4%
Transportation $140 $812,000 1.1%
Other $110 $641,000 0.9%
Total Support $3,039 $17,670,000 24.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,102 $18,038,000 25.1%
Total Expenditures $12,346 $71,791,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,994 $2,638,141,000 55.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $399 $131,655,000 2.8%
Staff $378 $124,863,000 2.6%
General Administration $353 $116,657,000 2.5%
School Administration $605 $199,560,000 4.2%
Operation $1,105 $364,646,000 7.7%
Transportation $367 $121,170,000 2.6%
Other $306 $100,920,000 2.1%
Total Support $3,513 $1,159,471,000 24.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,840 $937,380,000 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,348 $4,734,992,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%