Top 10 Best Lancaster County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 32 private schools serving 7,192 students in Lancaster County, NE (there are 92 public schools, serving 47,770 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Lancaster County, NE are educated in private schools (compared to the NE state average of 11%).
The top ranked private schools in Lancaster County, NE include St. Joseph School, Prairie Hill Learning Center and Messiah Lutheran School.
The average acceptance rate is 73%, which is lower than the Nebraska private school average acceptance rate of 93%.
69% of private schools in Lancaster County, NE are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

Top Ranked Lancaster County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Acton Academy Lincoln
Acton Academy Lincoln Photo - More than ever, parents in Lincoln, Nebraska are looking for alternative, independent - private school options to provide the best education for their children. From our Montessori based Kinder-Program to High School Apprenticeships, we are reimagining what a 21st Century Education can be.
Montessori School
8400 Cody Drive
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 858-5151
Grades: PK-12
| 86 students
Cathedral Of The Risen Christ School
(Catholic)
3245 S 37th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 489-9621
Grades: K-8
| 397 students
Faith Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
8701 Adams Street
Lincoln, NE 68507
(402) 466-7402
Grades: PK-5
| 327 students
Lincoln Christian Elem/jr-sr
Lincoln Christian Elem/jr-sr Photo - Elementary Students singing on Grandparents Day
(Christian)
(2)
5801 S 84th Street
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 488-8888
Grades: PK-12
| 671 students
Lincoln Lutheran Middle/High School
Lincoln Lutheran Middle/High School Photo - Lincoln Lutheran Jr/Sr High School - Lincoln, NE
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
1100 N 56th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 467-5404
Grades: 6-12
| 323 students
Messiah Lutheran School
Messiah Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
1800 S 84th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 489-3024
Grades: NS-5
| 280 students
North American Martyrs School
(Catholic)
1101 Isaac Dr
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 476-7373
Grades: PK-8
| 554 students
Pius X High School
(Catholic)
6000 A St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 488-0931
Grades: 9-12
| 1,193 students
Prairie Hill Learning Center
Prairie Hill Learning Center Photo - Prairie Hill is a nature-based Montessori school serving children 18 months to 8th grade on a beautiful 12-acre campus near Lincoln, Nebraska for over 40 years.
Montessori School
17705 S 12th St
Roca, NE 68430
(402) 438-6668
Grades: NS-8
| 83 students
St. Joseph School
(Catholic)
1940 S 77th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 489-0341
Grades: PK-8
| 512 students
St. Peter Catholic School
(Catholic)
4500 Duxhall Dr
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 421-6299
Grades: PK-8
| 399 students
Berniklau Education Solutions Team
Special Education School
11401 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 420-2888
Grades: 3-12
| 23 students
1725 Lake St
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 476-6202
Grades: PK-8
| 201 students
Child's View Montessori
Montessori School
3341 Pioneers Blvd Ste 3
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 484-8277
Grades: PK-K
| 31 students
Children's Circle Montessori
Montessori School
121 Skyway Rd
Lincoln, NE 68505
(402) 489-0872
Grades: PK-K
| 36 students
Christ Continuation School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
4325 Sumner St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 483-7774
Grades: PK-5
| 182 students
College View Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
5240 Calvert St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 483-1181
Grades: PK-12
| 268 students
George Stone Continuation School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
3800 S 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 486-2896
Grades: K-8
| 26 students
Lincoln Knowledge Beginnings
Lincoln Knowledge Beginnings Photo - Front Lobby
Daycare / Preschool
6700 S. 32nd St.
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 423-1188
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Northeast KinderCare
Northeast KinderCare Photo - Toddler Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
6900 Huntington Ave.
Lincoln, NE 68507
(402) 466-8285
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Parkview Christian School
(Christian)
(5)
4400 N 1st St
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 474-5820
Grades: PK-12
| 237 students
Pioneers Boulevard KinderCare
Pioneers Boulevard KinderCare Photo - Infant Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
5601 Pioneers Blvd.
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 489-9075
Grades: NS-PK
| students
St. John The Apostle Catholic School
(Catholic)
7601 Vine St
Lincoln, NE 68505
(402) 486-1860
Grades: PK-8
| 314 students
St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
(3)
3840 S 19th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 904-7340
Grades: K-8
| 45 students
St. Michael Catholic School
(Catholic)
9101 S 78th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 488-1313
Grades: PK-8
| 300 students
St. Patricks Catholic School
(Catholic)
4142 N 61st St
Lincoln, NE 68507
(402) 466-3710
Grades: PK-8
| 187 students
St. Teresa Continuation School
(Catholic)
(1)
616 S 36th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 477-3358
Grades: PK-8
| 292 students
Trinity Kindergarten Program
Daycare / Preschool
1345 S 16th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 475-9731
Grades: K
| 14 students
Trinity Lutheran Church & School
Trinity Lutheran Church & School Photo - Trinity has small class sizes that ensures one-on-one attention from teachers.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
1200 N 56th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 466-1800
Grades: PK-5
| 167 students
Villa Marie School
Special Education School (Catholic)
7205 N 112th St
Waverly, NE 68462
(402) 786-3625
Grades: K
| 35 students
West A Street KinderCare
West A Street KinderCare Photo - You will find a Daily Dose of Wonder waiting for your child everyday at KinderCare.
Daycare / Preschool (Catholic)
1460 West A St.
Lincoln, NE 68522
(402) 477-2700
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Willard Community Center
Daycare / Preschool
1245 South Folsom St
Lincoln, NE 68522
(402) 475-0805
Grades: NS
| 9 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Lancaster County, Nebraska

Lancaster County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
540 N 31st St
Lincoln, NE 68503
(402) 476-1783
Grades: PK-8
| 157 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Lancaster County, NE?
The top ranked private schools in Lancaster County, NE include St. Joseph School, Prairie Hill Learning Center and Messiah Lutheran School.
How many private schools are located in Lancaster County, NE?
32 private schools are located in Lancaster County, NE.
How diverse are private schools in Lancaster County, NE?
Lancaster County, NE private schools are approximately 18% minority students, which is same as the Nebraska private school average of 18%.
What percentage of students in Lancaster County, NE go to private school?
13% of all K-12 students in Lancaster County, NE are educated in private schools (compared to the NE state average of 11%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Lancaster County, NE?
69% of private schools in Lancaster County, NE are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

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