Rock County Public Schools is located in the heart of the Sandhills. RCPS services an area of over 1000 square miles.

The hub of RCPS is centered in Bassett,Nebraska, where Rock County High School and Bassett Grade School are located.

Rose Community School operates 28 miles south of Bassett on Highway 183 and Pony Lake Community School, which is located 23 miles southeast of Bassett, operates grades K-8.

We educate 194 students grades K-12 district-wide.Students are instructed by 33 certified staff for a 6 to 1 student/teacher ratio. We have a sports only consolidation with Keya Paha County Schools in Springview, NE, and are known as the North Central Knights.

The mission of Rock County Public Schools is to provide its students with positive educational experiences that instill life-long learning skills to nurture responsible,contributing citizens.

Check out the links below for more information on, academics, staff and other school events!


City of Bassett
PO Box 383   Bassett, NE 68714
(402) 684-2356