Village of Shelby | PO Box 247, Shelby, NE 68662
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Shelby School System
Shelby Public School is a kindergarten through 12th grade system located in Polk County. Shelby Public Schools is a Class D1 school and serves approximately 305 student.

Educational Service Unit
Shelby participates in Educational Service Unit #7, which is headquartered in Columbus and serves seven counties.

Community College
Shelby is part of the Central Community College which encompasses 25 counties. The college is governed by an 11 member Board of Governors elected by the citizens of the area served. The college maintains administrative offices in Grand Island and operates campuses at Hastings, Columbus, and Grand Island as well as practical nursing programs at Grand Island, Kearney, and Columbus and Community Education Centers in 90 communities in the area.

The Platte Campus in Columbus, 25 miles north of Shelby, offers 35 vocational-technical programs and 13 academic transfer programs designed for transfer to four-year colleges. Campus enrollment during 1995-96 totaled 3,179 on-campus and generated 705 full-time equivalencies. Of that total, there are 564 full-time students and 7,829 part-time students. Off-campus students total 5,713 and generated 240 full-time equivalencies and non-credit reimbursable students total 654. Enrollment totals include more than 2,000 people who completed business, industrial, and professional training programs provided by the campus for local employers.




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