Quality Education Prepares Dawson County Students for Future Success

We understand that success begins with early education. Each school in the county strives to help our youth become lifelong learners. The schools work closely with families and community leaders to ensure students are prepared for the next chapter. In addition, we support adults to help them achieve greater personal and professional success.

Cozad Community Schools
Eustis-Farnam Schools
Gothenburg Public Schools
Lexington Public Schools
Overton Public Schools
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller Schools

Dawson County Educational Levels 2014
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Public High School 2014 Graduation Rates
Area Total Graduates Graduation Rate
Dawson County 400 93.0%
Nebraska Statewide 19,500 89.7%
2013 School Enrollment
2013 School Enrollment Dawson County
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 6,453
Nursery school, preschool 665
Kindergarten 529
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,936
High school (grades 9-12) 1,536
College or graduate school 787

Source: Data provided by Spatial Insights, U.S. Census Bureau, State Data. U.S. Census Bureau, 2013 American Community Survey & ESU10