Nebraska Revised Statute 79-102

Chapter 79 Section 102

79-102.

School districts; classification.

School districts in this state are classified as follows:

(1) Class I includes any school district that maintains only elementary grades under the direction of a single school board;

(2) Class II includes any school district embracing territory having a population of one thousand inhabitants or less that maintains both elementary and high school grades under the direction of a single school board;

(3) Class III includes any school district embracing territory having a population of more than one thousand and less than one hundred fifty thousand inhabitants that maintains both elementary and high school grades under the direction of a single school board;

(4) Class IV includes any school district embracing territory having a population of one hundred thousand or more inhabitants with a city of the primary class within the territory of the district that maintains both elementary and high school grades under the direction of a single school board;

(5) Class V includes any school district whose employees participate in a retirement system established pursuant to the Class V School Employees Retirement Act and which embraces territory having a city of the metropolitan class within the territory of the district that maintains both elementary grades and high school grades under the direction of a single school board and any school district with territory in a city of the metropolitan class created pursuant to the Learning Community Reorganization Act and designated as a Class V school district in the reorganization plan; and

(6) Class VI includes any school district in this state that maintains only a high school, or a high school and grades seven and eight or six through eight as provided in section 79-411, under the direction of a single school board.

Source

Cross References

  • City of the metropolitan class, population, see section 14-101.
  • City of the primary class, population, see section 15-101.
  • Class V School Employees Retirement Act, see section 79-978.01.
  • Commissioner of Education, assign number to each district, see section 79-307.
  • Learning Community Reorganization Act, see section 79-4,117.

Annotations

  • School districts from and to which land may be transferred under provisions of former section 79-403 are defined and classified in this section. Klecan v. Schmal, 196 Neb. 100, 241 N.W.2d 529 (1976).

  • In proceedings for the transfer of land from one district to another, the advantage or disadvantage of the districts is not the deciding issue. Friesen v. Clark, 192 Neb. 227, 220 N.W.2d 12 (1974).

  • Members of school board act in a representative capacity and not as individuals. Greer v. Chelewski, 162 Neb. 450, 76 N.W.2d 438 (1956).

  • Former article 6 district was classified as Class II district. Fulk v. School District No. 8 of Lancaster County, 155 Neb. 630, 53 N.W.2d 56 (1952).

  • District involved was a Class III district. State ex rel. Shineman v. Board of Education, 152 Neb. 644, 42 N.W.2d 168 (1950).