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K-12 Education in Nebraska
State Superintendent: Scott Swisher
Number of students: 301,296[1]
Number of teachers: 22,182
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:13.6
Number of school districts: 288
Number of schools: 1,090
Graduation rate: 88%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $10,825[3]
See also
Public education in Nebraska
Nebraska Department of Education
Nebraska school districts
List of school districts in Nebraska

Nebraska is home to 288 school districts, 1,090 schools and 301,296 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

Enrollment and spending

The following table displays the top ten Nebraska school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending per Average Daily Attendance (ADA).[4][7]

Student enrollment Per-pupil spending per ADA
1.) Omaha 1.) Sioux County
2.) Lincoln 2.) Bruning-Davenport Unified
3.) Millard 3.) Santee
4.) Papillion-La Vista 4.) Wheeler
5.) Bellevue 5.) Umo N Ho N Nation
6.) Grand Island 6.) Coleridge
7.) Westside 7.) Cody-Kilgore
8.) Elkhorn 8.) Exeter-Milligan
9.) Kearney 9.) Keya Paha County
10.) Fremont 10.) Shickley


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Nebraska.[4]

Ethnicity Number of students Percentage
White 243,594 72.38%
Hispanic 49,892 14.82%
African American 21,400 6.36%
Two or More Races 9,300 2.76%
Asian 7,010 2.08%
American Indian 4,932 1.59%
Pacific Islander 417 0.01%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Nebraska school board elections, 2014

A total of four Nebraska school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature 13 seats up for election. Each district will hold elections on November 4, 2014. The districts listed below served 92,251 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[8]

2014 Nebraska School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Bellevue Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 6 9,887
Millard Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 6 22,783
Omaha Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 9 49,405
Papillion-La Vista Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 6 10,176

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