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Sandhills Public Schools
107 Gandy Ave.
Dunning, Nebraska

Mission Statement
Life is a Journey, Education is the Roadmap and Compass


This position is for a Full-Time Superintendent/Principal


Sandhills Public Schools is a district that includes the communities of Brewster, Dunning, Halsey, and Purdum. The entire district spans nearly 904 square miles in the heart of the Sandhills. Our communities are strong and committed to the education of the district's children. Grades 5-12 (High School Building) are located in Dunning, while the K-4 Elementary School is located in Halsey. All students K-12 benefit from a modern research based curriculum supported with 1 to 1 technology in addition to excellent extra curricular opportunities. The district employs 17 certificated staff members and 10 support staff members. The staff is an experienced staff and committed to students. Sandhills Public Schools aims to develop life long learners and future citizens who can contribute highly and positively. The mission/vision statement of Sandhills Public Schools is "Life is a Journey, Education is the Road Map and Compass."

Sandhills Public Schools State of the Schools Report

District Information:
  • Classification: Class III/K-12

  • Colors: Kelly Green/White/Black

  • Mascot: Knights

  • Number of students enrolled: 87

  • Location: 40 miles NW of Broken Bow; 90 miles NE of North Platte

  • Communities that make up the district: Dunning, Brewster, Halsey, Purdum

  • Population: 0

  • Assessed Valuation: $418,743,760

  • Total Operating Budget: $4,994,875

  • Current District Mill Levy: $0.564685

  • Cash Reserve Balance: $540,689

  • Number of administrative staff: 1

  • School District Website:

  • Number of Buildings: 2

  • Advanced Ed Accredited: YES


The Sandhills Public School District is located 40 miles NW of Broken Bow and 90 miles NE of North Platte. The district encompasses the communities of Dunning, Brewster, Halsey and Purdum. Recreational activities available include close proximity to the Halsey National Forest, golf course in surrounding communities, rodeos, river activities, hunting, off-roading/ATV.


The following communities groups are available: Community Churches, AG Board, Community Foundation Board, EMT/Ambulance, Volunteer Fire Department, youth sports programs, 4-H Groups, Museum Board, Halsey/Purdum Service Club.

Staff and Community District Needs Assessment Survey
Application Deadline:
                Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Position Starting Date:
                Monday, July 1, 2019
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Shari Becker, Director of Education Leadership Search Service
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