Teaching Schools in Nebraska Districts

Nebraska has more than 39 school districts, from Douglas county County's Omaha public schools to Dawson county County's Cozad city schools 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 Teachers Per-Capita Income Phone Number URL
Omaha Public Schools Douglas 48,692 3,359 $19,986 (402) 557-2222 http://www.ops.org/
Lincoln Public Schools Lancaster 34,915 2,529 $20,978 (402) 436-1000 http://www.lps.org/
Millard Public Schools Douglas 22,647 1,497 $28,323 (402) 715-8200 NA
Papillion La Vista Public Schs Sarpy 9,797 666 $23,416 (402) 537-9998 NA
Bellevue Public Schools Sarpy 9,739 656 $20,123 (402) 293-4000 NA
Grand Island Public Schools Hall 8,902 622 $17,153 (308) 385-5900 NA
Westside Community Schools Douglas 6,043 457 $31,028 (402) 390-2100 NA
Elkhorn Public Schools Douglas 5,307 335 $31,481 (402) 289-2579 NA
Kearney Public Schools Buffalo 5,199 340 $17,912 (308) 698-8000 NA
Fremont Public Schools Dodge 4,569 301 $18,112 (402) 727-3000 NA
North Platte Public Schools Lincoln 4,134 296 $18,597 (308) 535-7100 NA
Norfolk Public Schools Madison 3,999 275 $16,840 (402) 644-2500 NA
So Sioux City Community Schs Dakota 3,820 294 $15,807 (402) 494-2425 NA
Columbus Public Schools Platte 3,632 238 $18,418 (402) 563-7000 NA
Hastings Public Schools Adams 3,512 245 $17,764 (402) 461-7500 NA
Ralston Public Schools Douglas 3,154 214 $23,253 (402) 331-4700 NA
Gretna Public Schools Sarpy 2,921 187 $26,681 (402) 332-3265 NA
Scottsbluff Public Schools Scotts bluff 2,840 206 $17,789 (308) 635-6200 NA
Lexington Public Schools Dawson 2,805 199 $14,309 (308) 324-4681 NA
Blair Community Schools Washington 2,348 158 $20,545 (402) 426-2610 NA
Beatrice Public Schools Gage 2,192 150 $17,621 (402) 223-1500 NA
Gering Public Schools Scotts bluff 2,074 142 $17,717 (308) 436-3125 NA
Norris School Dist 160 Lancaster 2,034 123 $21,334 (402) 791-0000 NA
Plattsmouth Community Schools Cass 1,834 138 $18,282 (402) 296-3361 NA
Schuyler Community Schools Colfax 1,783 125 $15,209 (402) 352-3527 NA
Waverly School District 145 Lancaster 1,771 125 $24,472 (402) 786-2321 NA
Crete Public Schools Saline 1,683 117 $16,754 (402) 826-5855 NA
Alliance Public Schools Box butte 1,495 120 $18,496 (308) 762-5475 NA
Mc Cook Public Schools Red willow 1,442 104 $16,646 (308) 345-2510 NA
Northwest Public Schools Hall 1,435 104 $18,133 (308) 385-6398 NA
Seward Public Schools Seward 1,369 95 $18,972 (402) 643-2941 NA
Nebraska City Public Schools Otoe 1,331 105 $17,044 (402) 873-6033 NA
Aurora Public Schools Hamilton 1,260 97 $17,492 (402) 694-6923 NA
Sidney Public Schools Cheyenne 1,259 95 $17,325 (308) 254-5855 NA
York Public Schools York 1,239 87 $18,048 (402) 362-6655 NA
Bennington Public Schools Douglas 1,209 78 $20,496 (402) 238-3044 NA
Holdrege Public Schools Phelps 1,123 85 $20,341 (308) 995-8663 NA
South Sarpy Dist 46 Sarpy 1,055 84 $25,768 (402) 592-1300 NA
Cozad City Schools Dawson 1,003 78 $18,285 (308) 784-2745 NA