Elementary and Secondary Schools
Crete Public Schools
The Crete Public School District includes over 2,000 students and over 300 staff and faculty in four main buildings, including Crete Elementary School (grades Preschool to 2), Crete Intermediate School (grades 3 to 5), Crete Middle School (grades 6 to 8) and Crete High School (grades 9-12). The district also incorporates early childhood education, adult-learning and GED programs. Crete School District Superintendent is Dr. Joshua McDowell. The Crete Board of Education has six members, elected at-large from the district. More information...
Crete High School is the newest facility, completed in 2016, and includes a two-story academic wing, 645-seat auditorium, industrial technology area, and two gyms with a walking track. Crete Intermediate School was completed in 2004 with an addition in 2009. Crete Middle School underwent renovations in 2016. A new, outdoor eight-lane track is also part of district facilities.
Crete High School students participate in a wide range of academic, fine arts, service, career-oriented, and leadership clubs and organizations; have access to dual credit classes; and compete on 17 athletic teams. The mascot is the Cardinals.
Crete Public Schools Trust, Inc. is a non-profit, tax exempt organization incorporated to provide new and improved educational opportunities for the benefit of students, teachers, employees and residents of Crete Public Schools. The CPS Trust is managed by a board of directors.
Crete Public Schools Administration Office | 920 Linden Ave. | 402-826-5855
Crete Elementary School | 309 East 11th Street | 402-826-5822
Crete Intermediate School | 1700 Glenwood Avenue | 402-826-5844
Crete Middle School | 1500 East 15th Street | 402-826-5833
Crete High School | 1750 Iris Avenue | 402-826-5811
St. James Catholic School
St. James Elementary School educates approximately 90 children in grades Preschool through 6 and is affiliated with Sacred Heart Catholic Church, part of the Catholic Diocese of Lincoln. Chief Administrative Officer is Father Steve Major and Principal is Sister Mary Alma. More information...
St. James School | 525 East 14th Street | 402-826-2318
Crete is a member of Education Service Unit (ESU) 6, headquartered in nearby Milford. ESU 6 serves five counties by coordinating services such as leasing of media materials and specialized equipment for instructional programs, cooperative purchasing and special education services. More information...