Learners Today, Leaders tomorrow

Our Values


Gering Public Schools exists to equip today's learners with the skills necessary to be tomorrow's leaders.

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Gering Public Schools provides a collaborative community, inspiring excellence and innovation in teaching and learning to empower student growth and leadership in school and life.

Our Community

Nestled at the base of the Scotts Bluff National Monument and along the Oregon Trail, Gering Public Schools has a long-standing reputation for providing an excellent education. Gering, Nebraska is a supportive community for students and with a population over 8,200 it combines small school connections with big school opportunities.

Enjoy the region's best hiking, biking, camping, golfing or explore nature. You'll find unforgettable experiences in the Wildcat Hills just south of Downtown. Combine recreational opportunities with small-town charm and some of the best event spaces in the region.

  • To Cheyenne, WY (90 minutes)

  • To Denver, CO (3 hours)

  • To Rapid City, SD (3 hours)

Gering Public Schools has three elementary schools (PreK-5), one junior high (6-8) and one high school (9-12). Our award-winning schools are made possible by the incredible educators and administrators, parents, support staff and the entire community who truly come together to meet the needs of students in this district.



Jamie Connell, Speech-Language Pathologist

Gering Public Schools has blessed me with opportunities that I may not have received anywhere else.  It has allowed me to build relationships with my students, their families, and school personnel. 


Stacy Rodriguez, GPS Director of Business and Finance

I love the atmosphere of teamwork at Gering. As we strive to learn and grow, we can count on this team to keep moving forward.


Hannah Walker, Student Ambassador

I appreciate that Gering values our voices as students and has created leadership roles where we can share our perspective.


Mario Chavez, GHS Principal

We have an awesome team and fantastic students at Gering! I feel lucky to work at a district that supports and encourages innovation.