Scottsbluff Public Schools emphasize clearly articulated and aligned curricula that carry high expectations for all students, in all schools, in all classrooms. Learning Guides drive our teachers’ instructional planning and are easily accessed on our website so parents can see what students are learning. Rigorous secondary course offerings extend an outstanding early childhood and elementary school foundation. Important examples include honors course designations and accelerated coursework at the middle school as well as Advanced Placement, College Level (dual) Credit, and expansive elective programming at the high school. SHS has a rich and consistent history of National Merit Scholars and graduates who regularly attend the top, most exclusive universities around the country.




Gering Public Schools, located in Scotts Bluff County, is a comprehensive school system offering education to students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Students identified with special needs are served through a special education program.

The district includes a preschool, four elementary schools, a middle school, a freshman academy, a high school, and an alternative high school.  Combined, these buildings house over 2,000 students.

Quality education begins with a quality staff. The District is proud of the energy, creativity, commitment, caring, and high standards for professionalism displayed by its staff. The district employs approximately 300 staff members. Hiring procedures and annual evaluations maintain quality standards for personnel selection and continuing employment.

  • GPS has a quality and caring staff.
  • GPS provides an enriched and valuable education.
  • GPS students graduate college and career ready.
  • GPS students are connected with their community and school.
  • Providing a safe environment for students and staff is our priority.




VALTS is a consortium made up of 9 area schools.

  • Gering High School
  • Mitchell High School
  • Scottsbluff High School
  • Bridgeport High School
  • Bayard High School
  • Kimball High School
  • Minatare High School
  • Morrill High School
  • Banner County High School

The student selection process for VALTS originates in the student’s home school district. Requirements for graduation from VALTS are the same as for all other students in their home district.