Higher Education

Several higher education institutes partner with the local high schools to allow students to take college prep courses without having to travel. Northeast Community College also has an extended campus conveniently located in West Point. This allows Cuming County residents to further their educational goals without having to drive to other area communities.

Northeast Community College has an extended campus located adjacent to the Donald E. Nielsen Community Center at 202 Anna Stalp Avenue in West Point, Nebraska. The facility has state-of-the-art classrooms, computer labs, and science labs.

NECC offers many courses including classes for high school students, health field related classes, personal enrichment programs, first aid as well as short term businesses courses.

When it comes to your degree, we believe that you should never have to compromise quality for convenience or cost.

Wayne State College offers more than 90 majors that prepare you for a future in health professions, criminal justice, sport management, business, education, counseling, graphic design, and industrial technology, among many other careers.

Wayne State has been recognized several times for our excellent academics. And when it comes to entering the work force, the proof is in the numbers. Of the Wayne State alumni who have graduated in the past year, 99.8% were either employed or attending graduate school.


Public Schools

Students in Cuming County have local public schools located within their communities with the exception of Beemer. Students in Beemer have the option to attend one of the other public schools either in Wisner or West Point.

ESU #2 serves school districts in Burt, Cuming, Dodge, and Saunders counties. The ESU #2 team is a group of dedicated professionals that provide a wide variety of services to member schools, including: professional development opportunities, digital learning & internet services, and student supports for individuals with special needs.

P2T, Pathways 2 Tomorrow, is located in the former Beemer School. This program provides students with an opportunity explores vocational options in: residential construction, health science and computer science.

Bancroft-Rosalie Public School’s mission statement is: “Striving For Student Growth and Excellence”

~ All students can learn
~ Students learn best in a positive, safe environment
~ Students must be prepared to compete and excel in a digital age
~ Student’s individual needs must be met
~ Students need relevant skills in diverse opportunities

Bancroft-Rosalie Public school district offers a low teacher/pupil ratio for a greater learning experience.

West Point Public – Beemer Public School is a C1 school and has an enrollment of approximately 790 students PreK-12.

A modern distance-learning classroom offers high school and college classes from other high schools and colleges throughout Nebraska. West Point Public Schools also has a wireless lab in each building.

An Alternative Energy Learning Center is used by grade school students, first learning about Zero Energy Systems, to high school students observing, learning, and using these systems. Along with our District other local districts, Tech schools, Community Colleges, even Universities will be invited to come and observe what we are doing.

Wisner – PIlger Public School is home to the Gators.

Wisner – Pilger Public Schools is committed to providing all students with purposeful learning experiences and opportunities to succeed

The faculty, staff and Board of Education strive to provide the highest quality education through diverse educational opportunities that meet individual student needs and promote present and future growth and success.

The elementary school was added to the existing Junior High/High School facility in 2017. Many other additions and renovations have been completed since the schools were consolidated in 1969. There are approximately 450 students enrolled; therefore, a low teacher-student ratio provides more 1:1 interaction.


Parochial Schools

The option to attend a parochial school is available to all area students. Guardian Angels Central Catholic offers classes for students in grades K-12. St. Paul’s Lutheran School is available for students K-8.

Each school offers sports  and fine art activities as well as partnering with the public schools for educational courses that currently are not offered.

P2T, Pathways 2 Tomorrow, is located in the former Beemer School. This program provides students with an opportunity explores vocational options in: residential construction, health science and computer science.

Guardian Angel Central Catholic‘s mission is to prepare all students to reach their fullest potential by learning and leading through Christ.

GACC provides a faith-based community, which fosters the acceptance and achievement of all students. In partnership with parents, parish, and community, GACC strives to establish and enrich each students’ faith and knowledge of Catholic tradition.

The school has been in the community since 1885 and continues to meet the educational, spiritual, and developmental needs of our children in the 21st century.

St. Paul’s Lutheran School is proud to have a teaching staff that excels at instructing all children across all learning levels.

It is our goal for each child within our school to reach their highest potential and to be a witness of God’s love in all that they do.

St. Paul Lutheran School is a nationally accredited school through the NLSA and is dedicated to providing a Christian education to Preschoolers all the way through 8th grade.

Students have opportunities to take Band at Guardian Angels Catholic School and at West Point-Beemer Elementary School. We have boys and girls Basketball, Soccer team, and a girls Volleyball team. Other sports are offered at Central Catholic School and West Point-Beemer School for our 7th and 8th grade students.