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 College308-635-36061601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE

Chadron State College1-800-CHADRON1000 Main Street, Chadron, NE 69337

UNMC College of Nursing308-632-04104502 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

»Public Schools

Scottsbluff Public Schools
Administrative Bldg 2601 Broadway, Scottsbluff, NE

Gering Public Schools
1801 8th St., Gering, NE

»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

»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, NE

»Workforce Customized Training Opportunities

John N. Harms Advanced Technology Center
2620 College Park, Scottsbluff, NE