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Background:

The Fairbury Public Schools is a Class III districts and educates 943 students, pk-12.  We are pleased to be State of Nebraska Department of Education accredited.

Our students are divided into a PreK-2 Central Elementary School, a 3-6 Jefferson Intermediate School and a 7-12 Fairbury Jr.-Sr. High School.  All schools are located within the city of Fairbury, which has a population of 3942 residents.   Fairbury is a rural community and is also the County Seat of Jefferson County.  We are located in southeast Nebraska along the banks of the Little Blue River, also at the intersection of US Highway 136 and Nebraska State Highway 15.  Fairbury was founded in 1869 and Fairbury Public Schools began in 1869.

Our district has a rich tradition of excellence, in both the classroom and in our many extra-curricular activities.  Our buildings are focused on the growth, maturation and development of our most prized commodities…our students.  Technology is a focus for our students and we are pleased to have 1:1 chromebooks for our secondary students and our elementaries enjoy abundant access to ipads and chromebooks during the school day.  Technology is not a “thing,”  it is a tool.  We are fortunate to have wonderful access for our students and staff.

Resident Enrollment Information:

If you would like to enroll your child with us, please contact one of our schools for specific information.  If you are a district resident, please bring proof of residence, physical and immunization records and any specific academic information that will aid in the placement of your child.

Non-resident Enrollment Information:

If you are a non-resident of our district and would like to Option Enroll, you may pick up a form from either your home district or in our District Office, which is located on 703 K Street, Fairbury, Nebraska.  These forms must be processed in the order in which they are received.  For Nebraska School Activity Association eligibility for varsity sports, these forms must be processed prior to May 1.  For out of state students, tuition is $250/year, per child.

Superintendent Contract 2017-2019

Superintendent Pay Transparency Notice – Proposed Contract Stephen Grizzle