The mission of the Gothenburg Public Schools is to provide education through strong instructional leadership, a positive learning environment, continuous assessment of pupil progress, quality staff development and a partnership in learning with parents, the community and private business.
Gothenburg Public School Dist. 20308.537.3651 • 1322 Avenue I Visit Website
$12.3 million building project, passed by voters 2 to 1 for new construction and renovation of public school facilities, was completed in 2004. Its designed has been praised by many school officials from outside the district who have toured the facility. Gothenburg’s students consistently rank among the upper third in the nation in test scores.
- Gothenburg Public Schools are fully accredited through the State of Nebraska and the North Central Association.
- Small class sizes enhance the educational needs of all students
- ACT Test Scores are consistently above both state and national averages.
- Scores on standardized tests consistently at or above the upper third of national norms.
- Annual graduation rates of approximately 99%.
- Average years of experience for teachers – 14.6 years.
- Percentage of teachers with advanced degrees – 46%.
- Renaissance Program provides incentives for students to achieve academic excellence and positve behavior.
- Ten computer labs offer a computer for every three students
- TeamMates, a mentoring program initiated by Tom & Nancy Osborne, helps youths in grade school and junior high.
- One totally interactive distance learning lab and two satellite distance learning labs are available.
- Fully automated library system, including inter-librry loan and electronic references.
- The student/teacher ratio is 13 to 1 in the elementary level and 13.5 to 1 in the secondary schools affording teachers and students advantages that benefit their education.
Liberty Heights Christian School308.537.3952 • 3307 Lake Avenue
School curriculum in a Christian atmosphere is provided by teachers at the Liberty Heights Christian School for students from Kindergarten through 8th grade.