Best Public Schools in Zip Code 68127


The 68127 zip code area in Ralston, Nebraska is home to 8 schools, including 6 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. These schools are primarily part of the Ralston Public Schools district, except for Hitchcock Elementary which is part of the Millard Public Schools district.

Within this group of schools, Hitchcock Elementary stands out as a high-performing school, ranking 4th out of 459 Nebraska elementary schools and earning a 5-star rating. Hitchcock significantly outperforms the Ralston district and state averages on standardized tests, with 92% of 3rd graders proficient or better in English Language Arts compared to 48% for Ralston and 63% statewide. Another standout is Meadows Elementary, which is ranked 189th in the state and has higher test scores than the Ralston district and Nebraska averages.

In contrast, the Ralston schools struggle with low performance, particularly at the secondary level. At Ralston High School, only 16.67% of 11th graders are proficient or better in English Language Arts, 7.26% in Math, and 8.55% in Science - well below state averages. The Ralston Middle School has also ranked in the bottom quarter of Nebraska middle schools for the past 3 years. These performance issues are compounded by high rates of economic disadvantage, with several Ralston elementary schools having over 60% of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch.

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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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