Best Public Schools in Kenesaw, NE


The city of Kenesaw, Nebraska is home to two schools: Kenesaw Elementary School and Kenesaw Secondary School. While both schools serve the Kenesaw community, the data suggests that Kenesaw Secondary School is the standout performer, consistently ranking among the top 36 high schools in Nebraska and earning a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger.

Kenesaw Secondary School outperforms the state average in key academic areas, with 11th-grade students scoring significantly higher than the state average on ACT English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science. In contrast, Kenesaw Elementary School has a lower ranking, between 143 and 276 out of 459 Nebraska elementary schools, and a 3-star rating. However, the elementary school does perform well, with 3rd-grade students scoring 73% proficient or better in English Language Arts, compared to the state average of 63%.

While Kenesaw Elementary School has a higher percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch (30.99%) compared to Kenesaw Secondary School (23.4%), the elementary school also spends more per student ($20,833) than the secondary school ($19,609). This may suggest a more efficient allocation of resources at the elementary level, with a lower student-teacher ratio of 9.7 compared to 10 at the secondary school.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Nebraska Department of Education.

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