We reviewed 29,070 U.S. public high schools; 87 Nebraska schools made our rankings.View Rankings
(Partial Article published earlier this year from usnews.com)
Nebraska has a high school graduation rate of around 90 percent. High school students in Nebraska must complete at least 200 credit hours to graduate, and at least 80 percent must come from the state’s core curriculum. Students are assessed in the 11th grade in reading, writing, math and science through the Nebraska State Accountability tests, according to the Nebraska Department of Education.
In the 2015 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, there are three silver medal schools and 84 bronze medal schools in Nebraska. Among the highest-ranked high schools in Nebraska areElkhorn High School in Elkhorn, located about 45 miles from the state capital of Lincoln, and Chadron Senior High School in Chadron, located less than 20 miles from the South Dakota border in the northwestern corner of the state.
Top Ranked NE Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.