How Do I…

This page will answer questions about how to do different things at Gering Public Schools.

WHAT IS THE CUT-OFF DATE FOR MY CHILD TO ATTEND KINDERGARTEN IN THE FALL?

The Nebraska Legislature requires students to be 5 years of age on or before July 31 to qualify for kindergarten entry. Parents or guardians may request the opportunity for their child to be assessed for early entry into kindergarten. This early entry assessment is for children who turn 5 years of age between August 1 and October 15. Parents may obtain a packet of information containing a written request form and accompanying documents from their neighborhood school after January 20. Information must be completed and returned to the Gering Central Office, 1519 10th Street, on or before March 1.

HOW DO I KNOW WHICH SCHOOL MY CHILD WILL ATTEND?

Gering Public Schools has one preschool, three elementary schools, one middle level school and one high school. Your child will attend one of these schools based on your home address, special program needs, and available space in the schools. 

WHERE DO I GO TO REGISTER MY CHILD FOR SCHOOL?

Elementary students can be registered at any of our attendance centers or the District Office located downtown.  Students in junior high or high school require registration at the school building.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO REGISTER MY CHILD FOR SCHOOL?

When registering your child for school please bring your child's birth certificate, immunization record and a phone number for a contact other than yourself in case of emergency.  Also, if they are moving to Gering from another district, please bring the name, address, and telephone number of the school they have most recently attended.

IS THERE A RECOMMENDED SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST?

Yes, you will be given the recommended school supply list when you register your child for school.  You may also access them for elementary schools by clicking here.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR FREE/REDUCED MEALS?

The school secretary will have a form available for you to fill out at registration or by clicking here.

WHAT PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED AT THE SCHOOL MY CHILD WILL ATTEND?

A list of programs offered are located on each of our school's websites. Please feel free to take a look at this information and contact the school's principal for more information.

DO EACH OF THE SCHOOLS HAVE A PARENT/TEACHER ORGANIZATION?

Yes, most of our school's do have a Parent/Teacher Organization. Please contact the school principal for more information.

CAN I GET ONLINE ACCESS TO MY CHILD'S GRADES?

Yes, you can login to our student information system to access your child's grade and attendance information. Please contact your school secretary to register for an account.

CAN I PAY ONLINE FOR MY CHILD'S LUNCH ACCOUNT?

Yes, you can pay for your child's school lunches online using our student information system. Please contact your school secretary to obtain access to this.

Gering Public Schools
1519 10th Street Gering, NE 69341
Phone: 308-436-3125
Fax: 308-436-4301