According to the Nebraska Department of Education, there are 324,176 students and 23,985 teachers in the public school system. The state has a 93% attendance rate with a 1% dropout rate. The graduation rate is 88%.
As for school choice, Nebraska does not offer any private school choice programs, nor are there any charter schools in the state. However, Nebraska does have inter-district and intra-district open enrollment policies, meaning some families can attend public schools that are outside of their assigned district. The state also has some public magnet schools. Families may also choose to homeschool their children in Nebraska if they follow certain laws, such as notifying the state and teaching required subjects.