EducationHartington-Newcastle Public Schools
Hartington-Newcastle Public Schools (HNPS) is a K-12 North Central Accredited (NCA), class III school with approximately 350 students. The NCA designation indicates that HNPS is a student-centered school that is willing to be held to a higher standard than what the state of Nebraska requires for schools. With approximately 39 teachers including art, music, and counselors, HNPS has a teacher to student ratio of 1:9. HNPS has been awarded an Outcomes Accreditation, an even higher standard which allows HNPS to continually monitor progress and implement plans to prepare students for the 21st century.