Parent/Teacher Conferences to be Held September 26-27

Parent/Teacher Conferences for all EPS buildings will be held on Tuesday, September 26 and Wednesday, September 27.  Time frames by grade level are listed below.  For building-specific information, please refer to your building principal’s most recent newsletter.

Grades K-5: 3:00 -6:30 PM
Grades 6-8: 4:00 – 7:30 PM
Grades 9-12: 4:30 – 8:00 PM

Additionally, there will be no school for EPS students on Thursday, September 28 and Friday, September 29, 2023.


Recently released rankings of schools by the US News and World Report show an EPS school topping the list at all levels and nearly all EPS schools with available data in the Top 12 for Nebraska schools at the elementary, middle and high school levels.  Research conducted by US News and World Report includes data on over  100,000 schools country-wide and focuses on information garnered from assessment data and other data as gathered from the Nebraska Department of Education.

To view the full ranking lists, please visit:

2023-24 Back to School Information

We hope your summer has been enjoyable, and we are looking forward to welcoming your child(ren) to school on August 15, 2023! The following information will be beneficial as we look to the start of the 2023-2024 school year.  Please review the information in-depth to ensure all requested tasks are completed.

Online Registration
EPS utilizes an online registration system for parents of returning students in grades K-12 to update information and complete all Back-to-School registration information.  To use this feature, parents/guardians need access to a PowerSchool parent account.  If you do not have a parent PowerSchool account, instructions for creating one can be found at  On Tuesday, August 1, you will receive an email from PowerSchool alerting you to the opening of the Online Registration process.  If you are unable to access your PowerSchool parent account or do not receive the email on August 1, please contact your child’s school for assistance. 

Please note that we are continuing to clean up our contact database which includes consolidating duplicate parent and emergency contact entries.  Knowing that, please make sure that only your student(s) is connected to your PowerSchool account.  If you notice anything irregular about your PowerSchool account, please contact your school.  As part of this process, we will also require all parent/guardian contacts to include a middle name or middle initial moving forward.

*Students, including all Preschool and Kindergarten students, who completed the New Student Registration process will not receive an email regarding the opening of Online Registration as they do not need to redo the online registration process.* 

Athletics Registration
All EPS middle and high schools utilize rSchool for athletics registration. To complete this process, please visit If you have any questions or need assistance with Athletics registration, please contact your assigned high school’s Athletics Department.  

*Online athletics registration must be completed by the first day of practice in order to be able to participate.*

Online Payments
EPS uses SchoolPay for online payment of activity fees, device coverage, lunch funds, and other payments.  Instructions for creating an account and using SchoolPay can be found here:

*Note: Payment for Device Coverage must be received no later than September 1 or coverage will not be provided.

Meal Information and Free/Reduced Applications
EPS also partners with SchoolPay for student lunch accounts.  To add funds, go to and log into your user account.  If you do not yet have a SchoolPay account, instructions to create one can be found by clicking here.

Breakfast and lunch prices for the 2023-2024 school year are as follows:


  • Elementary: $1.75
  • Middle School: $1.95
  • High School: $2.15


  • Elementary: $2.80
  • Middle School: $3.50
  • High School: $3.65

Additionally, a free and reduced lunch application must be submitted in order to receive free/reduced meal prices and the additional benefits that can be provided to families who qualify.  Instructions for completing online or hard-copy applications can be found at  A hard copy of the application can be found attached to this email. Families who qualify for free/reduced meals may also request the waiving of student fees by completing the waiver application found at this link or hard-copy waiver forms are also available in your school’s office.

Free/Reduced Lunch Application 

Free/Reduced Lunch Application (Spanish)

Parent-paid Accident Insurance
EPS offers optional parent-paid accident insurance if a family chooses to elect such coverage.  Information on this coverage can be found attached to this email.

Accident Insurance Information 

Accident Insurance Information (Spanish)


2023-2024 New Student Registration

Registration for new EPS students entering grades 1-12 will be held Tuesday, August 1, and Wednesday, August 2, 2023, at all EPS buildings.  New students should set up an appointment to attend by contacting his/her assigned building.

To confirm your school assignment and review the list of required documentation, please visit the New Students page.

Elementary Schools

Arbor View Elementary 402-289-1007
Blue Sage Elementary 402-332-0125
Fire Ridge Elementary 402-289-0735
Hillrise Elementary 402-289-2602
Manchester Elementary 402-289-2590
Spring Ridge Elementary 402-637-0204
Sagewood Elementary 402-289-9078
Skyline Elementary 402-289-3433
West Bay Elementary 402-289-9045
West Dodge Station Elementary 402-289-2773
Westridge Elementary 402-289-2559
Woodbrook Elementary 402-289-1823


Middle Schools

Elkhorn Grandview Middle School 402-289-9399
Elkhorn North Ridge Middle School 402-289-5787
Elkhorn Middle School 402-289-2428
Elkhorn Ridge Middle School 402-334-9302
Elkhorn Valley View Middle School 402-289-0362


High Schools

Elkhorn High School 402-289-4239
Elkhorn North High School 402-289-0322
Elkhorn South High School 402-289-0616

Reminder to Incoming 7th Grade Students

Nebraska state law requires all 7th grade students to receive a health physical and a Tdap booster prior to the first day of school. If you have not yet scheduled your child’s appointment to complete these tasks, please do so as soon as possible. Proof of a school physical and an updated immunization record stating a Tdap Booster has been received will be required in order to begin the 2023-24 school year.


If you have questions regarding this requirement, please contact Anne Doerr at



Health Examination (School Physical) Form

Athletics Physical Form