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State of Nebraska Summary

There are 254 districts, 1,090 public schools, and charter schools in Nebraska serving 301,296 students. Financially the state of Nebraska spends approximately $13,684 per student. There are 22,182 full-time teachers receiving a total of $1,425,175,509 in salaries and $482,025,790 in total benefits. 104,237 students receive a free lunch and 27,773 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 254
Total Schools: 1,090
Charter Schools:
Full-time Teachers: 22,182
Total Students: 301,296
LEP / ELL Students: 17,546
IEP Students: 44,299
Freshman Graduation Rate: 84%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 104,237
Reduced Lunch: 27,773
Revenue Per Student: $13,684
Salaries: $1,425,175,509
Employee Benefits: $482,025,790

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Nebraska Department of Education

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Nebraska Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 72.70%
Grade 4 Reading 78.90%
Elementary School Science 68.10%
Grade 8 Math 66.00%
Grade 8 Reading 77.90%
Middle School Science 69.40%
High School Math 58.50%
High School Reading 67.40%
High School Science 73.10%

1. Data Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "National Public Education Financial Survey (State Fiscal)", 2008-09 (FY 2009) v.1b, 2009-10 (FY 2010) v.1a, 2010-11 (FY 2011) v.1a; "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1b, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "State Dropout and Completion Data File", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.1a; "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2008-09 v.1c, 2009-10 v.1b, 2010-11 v.1a, 2011-12 v.1a.