ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS

Rock County Public Schools is located in north central Nebraska. Our rural district has three attendance centers: Rock County High School and Bassett Grade School.  Both schools are located in Bassett. Our total student population is 244. Rock County High School has 113 students in grades 7-12, Bassett Grade School serves 131 children in pre-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 online by several students through Northeast Community College.  On average, our seniors graduate with at least a semester of college classes.

Mission Statement

Rock County Public Schools will provide its students with positive educational experiences that instill life-long learning skills to nurture responsible, contributing citizens.

School Improvement Goal

All Rock County Public Schools’ students will improve their critical reading skills.

NEBRASKA FAMILY HELPLINE (888-866-8660)

The Nebraska Family Helpline makes it easier for families to obtain behavioral/mental health assistance by providing a single contact point 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Helpline is supervised by licensed mental health professionals.

Trained Helpline Counselors assist callers by:

  1. assessing immediate safety needs.

  2. identifying the potential level of a behavioral/mental health crisis.

  3. making recommendations or referrals to appropriate resources.

  4. helping families connect to emergency resources or providers.