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Teaching Schools in Nebraska Districts

Nebraska has more than 39 school districts, from Hall county County's to York county County's and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in Nebraska. Don't miss our report on Nebraska Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Full Time Teachers Total Education Expenditures
Grand Island Public Schools Grand Island Public Schools Hall 9,698 669 $107,758,000
Waverly School District 145 Waverly School District 145 Lancaster 2,014 127 $18,480,000
North Platte Public Schools North Platte Public Schools Lincoln 4,309 281 $39,814,000
Norris School Dist 160 Norris School Dist 160 Lancaster 2,241 134 $20,826,000
Crete Public Schools Crete Public Schools Saline 1,867 127 $20,488,000
Gering Public Schools Gering Public Schools Scotts bluff 2,030 131 $20,224,000
Alliance Public Schools Alliance Public Schools Box butte 1,511 101 $16,798,000
Aurora Public Schools Aurora Public Schools Hamilton 1,269 95 $14,191,000
Beatrice Public Schools Beatrice Public Schools Gage 2,109 142 $22,186,000
Bellevue Public Schools Bellevue Public Schools Sarpy 10,082 684 $105,499,000
Bennington Public Schools Bennington Public Schools Douglas 2,101 132 $15,471,000
Blair Community Schools Blair Community Schools Washington 2,349 147 $22,999,000
Columbus Public Schools Columbus Public Schools Platte 3,838 239 $36,757,000
Elkhorn Public Schools Elkhorn Public Schools Douglas 8,079 517 $63,491,000
Fremont Public Schools Fremont Public Schools Dodge 4,713 306 $46,802,000
Gretna Public Schools Gretna Public Schools Sarpy 4,276 263 $32,757,000
Hastings Public Schools Hastings Public Schools Adams 3,633 248 $37,665,000
Holdrege Public Schools Holdrege Public Schools Phelps 1,153 81 $12,524,000
Kearney Public Schools Kearney Public Schools Buffalo 5,498 353 $52,033,000
Lexington Public Schools Lexington Public Schools Dawson 2,982 210 $35,229,000
Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln Public Schools Lancaster 39,842 2936 $389,252,000
Mc Cook Public Schools Mc Cook Public Schools Red willow 1,407 100 $15,385,000
Millard Public Schools Millard Public Schools Douglas 23,913 1492 $221,694,000
Nebraska City Public Schools Nebraska City Public Schools Otoe 1,480 110 $15,682,000
Norfolk Public Schools Norfolk Public Schools Madison 4,242 266 $42,106,000
Northwest Public Schools Northwest Public Schools Hall 1,451 106 $15,552,000
Omaha Public Schools Omaha Public Schools Douglas 51,966 3532 $590,595,000
Papillion-la Vista Public Schs Papillion-la Vista Public Schs Sarpy 11,514 762 $102,473,000
Springfield Platteview Community SchoolsSpringfield Platteview Community Schools Sarpy 1,157 83 $13,216,000
Plattsmouth Community Schools Plattsmouth Community Schools Cass 1,677 129 $19,104,000
Ralston Public Schools Ralston Public Schools Douglas 3,355 221 $33,019,000
Schuyler Community Schools Schuyler Community Schools Colfax 2,040 136 $19,269,000
Scottsbluff Public Schools Scottsbluff Public Schools Scotts bluff 3,348 209 $32,977,000
Seward Public Schools Seward Public Schools Seward 1,406 99 $15,477,000
Sidney Public Schools Sidney Public Schools Cheyenne 1,402 95 $13,897,000
So Sioux City Community Schs So Sioux City Community Schs Dakota 3,920 288 $43,729,000
Wahoo Public SchoolsWahoo Public Schools Saunders 1,025 72 $10,869,000
Westside Community Schools Westside Community Schools Douglas 6,123 425 $72,910,000
York Public Schools York Public Schools York 1,365 93 $15,208,000
Sources:
  • Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp
  • Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2013-14, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/f33agency.asp