Located in the south-central portion of the Omaha metropolitan area, Ralston Public Schools includes the city of Ralston and parts of southwest suburban Omaha. Our district serves approximately 3,400 students between pre-Kindergarten and 12th grade every year through six elementary buildings, one middle school, one high school, and one alternative center.
Ralston employs more than 270 full-time teachers and maintains a teacher-to-student ratio of approximately 22 to 1. 82% of our teachers have earned college credits beyond their Bachelor’s degree, while 61% of our teachers hold at least one Master’s degree. Our teaching staff consists of a combination of new and veteran educators who have an average of 10 years of experience in the district.
All schools within our district are accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education and AdvancED. We have clearly defined outcomes for student achievement, a comprehensive plan for training our staff in new instructional approaches, and a rigorous assessment system that is easy for parents to understand.
Our Educational Purpose
A community dedicated to achieving excellence through purposeful instruction and
nurturing a climate of hope.
Our District’s Vision
Cultivating resilient citizens prepared for the diverse demands of the future.
Ralston Public Schools believes...
• The educational process is a partnership involving the school, the family, the student, and the community
• Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the process
• All students can learn
• Students learn best when schools maintain high expectations for learning
• The foremost responsibility of any educational organization is the student
• The essence of education is the ability to develop lifelong learners to deal responsibly with choice in a changing world
Notice of Non-Discrimination
The school district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
Name: Dr. Mike Rupprecht
Title: Executive Director of Human Resources and School Improvement
Address: 8545 Park Drive, Ralston, Nebraska 68127
For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, please visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.
For additional prohibited discrimination and related information, please review school district Policy 3053 – Nondiscrimination.