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About our Schools

Rock County Public Schools is located in north central Nebraska. Our rural district has three attendance centers: Rock County High School, Bassett Grade School, and Pony Lake School.  The first two districts are in Bassett. Pony Lake is twenty-three miles southeast of Bassett.  Pony Lake employs one teacher, an aide and custodian.  Our total student population is 235. Rock County High School has 106 students in grades 7-12, Bassett Grade School serves 121 children in pre-kindergarten through 6th grade, Pony Lake has 8 students in kindergarten through 6th grade.

We have two administrators for the entire district. There are twenty-six certified staff members. We utilize services through ESU 17: Speech & Language Pathologist, school psychologist, and a technology specialist. District funding also provides for two occupational therapists, a physical therapist, and a visual consultant. Dual Credit classes are taken by several students through Northeast Community College.  These are either online or Distance Learning.  On average, our seniors graduate with at least a semester of college classes.