Schools & Education

The Scottsbluff and Gering Public School Districts located in western Nebraska, offer a comprehensive education to students in kindergarten through twelfth grade, as well as others with special needs.  Our districts currently consist of 11 elementary schools, 2 junior high/middle schools, and 2 high schools.  Western Nebraska Community College offers more than 80 technical, vocational, business and liberal arts degrees and certificate programs preparing students for immediate employment or for transfer to a 4 year college or university. The state-of-the-art Harms Advanced Technology Center of Nebraska serves the business and professional community, offering training to those of all ages.  The distance learning programs are also unique to Nebraska with sophisticated learning available to high school students from statewide colleges and universities.

Scottsbluff/Gering Public Schools
# of Schools
Student/Teacher Ratio
National Avg
Elementary 7 2089 13 16
Middle School/Jr High 2 1112 14 16
High School 2 1353 16 16
Community College 1 9600
Scottsbluff/Gering Private Schools
# of Schools
Student/Teacher Ratio
National Avg


Elementary 2 250 15 16
Middle School 2 55 12 16
High School 0 0 0


Western Nebraska Community College308-635-3606

1601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE

Chadron State College1-800-CHADRON

1000 Main Street, Chadron, NE 69337

UNMC College of Nursing308-632-0410

4502 Ave I, Scottsbluff, NE

University of Nebraska


4502 Ave I, Scottsbluff, NE

Summit Christian College


2025 21st Street, Gering, NE

Fullen’s School of Hair Design


1909 Broadway, Scottsbluff, NE

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»Public Schools

Scottsbluff Public Schools


Administrative Bldg 2601 Broadway, Scottsbluff, NE

Gering Public Schools


1801 8th St., Gering, NE

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»Private Schools

St. Agnes Catholic School


205 East 23rd St, Scottsbluff, NE

Community Christian School


511 West 14th St, Scottsbluff, NE

Valley View Schools


415 West 31st St, Scottsbluff, NE

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»Alternative Schools

VALTS-Alternative Learning


2620 College Park, Scottsbluff, NE

Sylvan Learning Center


1815 First Ave, Scottsbluff, NE

Valley Home School Association


1920 Ave C, Scottsbluff, NE

Western Nebraska Home Educators Network


PO Box 925, Scottsbluff, NEVirginia Mues

»Workforce Customized Training Opportunities

John N. Harms Advanced Technology Center


2620 College Park, Scottsbluff, NE