Graduation 2017
  • 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

  • Ralston Public Schools does not discriminate in employment or educational programs/activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, age or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. Ralston Public Schools also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  

    The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School District’s non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of Human Resources, who may be contacted in writing at 8545 Park Drive, Ralston, Nebraska, at mrupprecht@ralstonschools.org by e-mail, or by telephone at (402) 898-3483.

    For further information about anti-discrimination laws or to file a complaint of discrimination under Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, or other applicable laws, any person may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, by email at OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov; by telephone at (816) 268-0550; or by fax at (816) 268-0599.