Grand Island has one of the best school systems in the state. Community support for education is strong, as evidenced by recent building projects, fundraising for additional computers and donations of special equipment for handicapped students. In addition, increasing opportunities are available for higher education. As of September 2000, the Grand Island Public School District provided 14 elementary schools, three middle schools, and one senior high school. Grand Island is also served by Northwest High School, Central Catholic Junior-Senior High School, Heartland Lutheran High School, four private elementary schools, Central Community College, and College Park.

Grand Island Public Schools administration offices are located at 123 S. Webb Rd. and can be reached at 308-385-5900 or

Central Community College, Grand Island Campus, is located at 3134 W. Highway 34, and provides higher education and vocational opportunities. A master’s level education is available on-site offered by the Bellevue University program. More information can be obtained at 308-398-4222 or

College Park, located at 3180 W. Highway 34 in Grand Island, is a unique facility which provides bachelor and master degree programs from Doane University; continuing education, training, and development courses from Central Community College; research-based information in agriculture and natural resources, consumer and family economics, community and economic development and 4-H / youth development from the Hall County extension office; classes from the Central Nebraska Area Health Education Center; and is the home of the Grand Island Little Theater. More information is available at 308-398-7275 or

  • Grand Island Public Schools
  • Central Community College
  • College Park
  • Bellevue University
  • Central Catholic Junior-Senior High School
  • Doane College
  • Northwest High School
  • Joseph’s College of Beauty
  • Grand Island Christian Elementary
  • Trinity Lutheran Elementary & Secondary School
  • Christ Lutheran Elementary
  • Seventh Day Adventist Elementary
  • Heartland Lutheran High School