Best Public Schools in Zip Code 68371


The 68371 zip code area is home to two high-performing schools: Heartland Community Elementary and Heartland Community High School, both part of the Heartland Community Schools district. These schools have demonstrated consistent academic excellence, with Heartland Community High School standing out as a particularly impressive institution, ranking 7th out of 215 Nebraska high schools in the 2022-2023 school year.

Heartland Community Elementary has maintained a strong 4-star rating from SchoolDigger over the past three school years, with 61-78% of students proficient or better in NSCAS English Language Arts and Mathematics across grades 3-6. Heartland Community High School has also performed well, with 50-60% of 11th graders proficient or better in ACT English, Math, and Science, significantly higher than the state averages. Additionally, in 7th and 8th grade NSCAS tests, Heartland Community High School students scored 68-92% proficient or better, outpacing the state averages by a wide margin.

Both schools have a predominantly white student population, with Heartland Community Elementary at 92.39% and Heartland Community High School at 91.03%. However, Heartland Community Elementary has a more diverse student body, with 2.54% Hispanic and 4.57% two or more races, compared to Heartland Community High School's 5.77% Hispanic and 2.56% Asian. Additionally, Heartland Community Elementary has a higher percentage of free/reduced lunch recipients at 35.53%, compared to 28.85% at Heartland Community High School. Despite these differences, both schools spend a relatively high amount per student, with Heartland Community Elementary at $21,409 and Heartland Community High School at $22,443 per student, and maintain low student-teacher ratios of 13.3 and 11.3, respectively.

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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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