It is an honor to welcome you to the Knickrehm Elementary School website. We are the home of the Cougars and are comprised of approximately 260 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Our team works hard to ensure that all students receive a quality education in a safe, caring community of learners. We are very proud of the work we do each and every day to reach the Grand Island Public Schools motto of "Every Student, Every Day, a Success!"

Knickrehm Mission:

Knickrehm's school community members inspire each other to maximize students' potential as lifelong learners in an ever-changing world. Together, we provide academic foundations and positive interactions in a safe, nurturing environment, where individual differences are respected. A variety of relevant experiences lead students to become responsible, resourceful, contributing citizens who are prepared for life's transitions.

Staff includes

  • Principal
  • Secretary
  • School Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Learning Facilitator
  • Media/Tech Integration Specialist
  • Technology assistant
  • Nurse
  • K-5 Classroom Teachers
  • Music Teacher
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Special Education Teachers
  • English Language Learning (E.L.L.) Teachers
  • Spanish Translator
  • Custodial and Nutritional Staff


  • 100% of classrooms are equipped with 3 Chromebook computers
  • 1 computer lab and 2 mobile labs 
  • Wireless access throughout building
  • Infinite Campus/connect-ED (school to home communication)


Special Programs

  • Differentiated Curriculum
  • High Ability Learner Program
  • Character Education- Bucket filling
  • Junior Achievement
  • G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education & Training)
  • P.T.O (Parent Teacher Organization)
  • English Language Learners
  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Program
  • Reading Together
  • Food for Thought
  • Families and Schools Together
  • PAWS for Reading
  • Cultural Migrant on the Move
  • Imagine Learning
  • Pennies for Patients
  • Silent Mentor
  • Red Ribbon Week