childcare, early headstart, after school programs
The Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce is proud of our community members that focus on Custer County's children. We have several Chamber Member Businesses that work to meet the need for Childcare and Child Advocacy in our area. They are committed to providing a system to nurture children and create a healthy and successful environment for the teachers and caregivers. These individuals work daily to grow strong, independent, prosperous future Nebraskans, and they deserve our support and praise. To find the provider or service you need please follow the link to our area directory. Directory
The Broken Bow Public School System:
North Park Elementary: grades K-5
Broken Bow Middle School/ High School: grades 6-12
Visit the Broken Bow Public School website! Broken Bow Public Schools is a progressive C-1 school located in central Nebraska. The school is accredited by the State of Nebraska and the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges continuously since 1915. School District 21-0025 (Broken Bow) in Custer County covers 426 square miles. Students attend classes in two attendance centers: New Discoveries Preschool/North Park Elementary, Middle School/High School. In addition to providing a sound educational background, Broken Bow Public Schools offers a wide selection of extra-curricular activities including football, basketball, wrestling, volleyball, track, golf, one-act, and quiz bowl in addition to a wide variety of special interest clubs. Vocational courses offered in high school are: agriculture, business education, home economics, and related occupations, distributive education, and industrial technology. Adult education programs are available in the high school in cooperation with Mid-Plains Community College, the University of Nebraska at Kearney, and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, for credits or non-credits.
The Broken Bow Schools are a member and school district of record for the Sandhills Educational Services Cooperative. Approximately seventeen districts in Custer and Blaine Counties have joined together in a joint effort to provide services for the handicapped children. 308-872-6821
Anselmo-Merna Public School System:
Pre-K through High School
Visit the Anselmo-Merna Public School website! The elementary, high school, and activities building are incorporated to form one large connected campus that has become one of the finest school districts in the state. The Anselmo-Merna Public Schools are a D-1 school. 308-643-2224
Ansley Public School System:
Pre-K through High School
Visit the Ansley Public School website! Ansley Public Schools sits at the foot of the Sandhills in Ansley, Nebraska. Ansley is located in Eastern Custer County 17 miles east of Broken Bow on scenic highway 2. Ansley’s local economy is agricultural based and the district serves a large area with its bus service. Ansley Public School provides a supportive staff and class sizes averaging fifteen students. Ansley Public School partners with Litchfield Public Schools to provide a wide variety of extracurricular sports activities. APS is a new member of the Fort Kearny Conference which includes nine other schools in the area. As a one-to-one school (K-12), APS provides each student with an Apple computer to utilize during their educational experiences. Ansley is also a member of ESU10 in Kearney, NE. The Ansley Public Schools are a Class D-2 school. 308-935-1121
Broken Bow actively participates with Mid-Plains Community College and the Bellevue University. Off and on campus classes are offered through these institutions.