2012-2013 State of the Schools Report
A Report on Nebraska Public Schools
The 2015-2016 State of the Schools Report Card, and any future data reports regarding Nebraska public schools and student performance, can be found on the Nebraska Education Profile (NEP) at http://nep.education.ne.gov
Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten

Kindergarten


Kindergarten: Nebraska law requires that all districts offer kindergarten. Children are entitled to attend school if they meet the age eligibility requirement of reaching five years of age by July 31 of the current school year. Schools offer kindergarten in a variety of time configurations as represented in the data below.   Click on the count link to see a list of schools in each category.

Number of Districts Providing Kindergarten Programs
1/2 day everydayAll day every dayAll day every other dayOther
DataYears% % % % 
2009-20100.75 %481.05 %4321.88 %1013.13 %70
2010-20110.00 %091.68 %6832.01 %154.43 %33
2011-20120.41 %392.30 %6830.00 %05.68 %42
2012-20130.40 %391.50 %6781.21 %95.26 %39

Pre-Kindergarten


Prekindergarten: Any early childhood part-day or full-day classroom, or in-home family support program for children from birth to kindergarten entrance age. School districts may offer programs for a limited range or prekindergarten ages.   Click on the count link to see a list of schools with these programs in each category.

Number of Districts Providing Pre-Kindergarten Programs
Part-Day ClassroomFull-Day ClassroomBoth
DataYears% % % 
2010-201181.09 %48913.43 %815.47 %33
2011-201280.83 %46814.51 %844.66 %27
2012-201377.23 %46816.34 %996.44 %39
 
Data as of September 20th, 2013