1210 - School District Legal Status


The official name of the district is HALL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT but THE GRAND ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS may be used as the business title of the district. The School District of Grand Island may continue to be used in policy and other district publications and descriptions until such time as scheduled periodic updates.

Class of School District

The district is a Class III school district, having a population of more than 1,000 and not more than 150,000 inhabitants and maintains both elementary and high school grades under the direction of a single school board. The district is a body corporate and possesses all the usual powers of a corporation for public purposes.

Territorial Extent of the District

The boundaries of the district shall include the territory within the corporate limits of the City of Grand Island plus any additions to the city as may be added thereto, as well as such adjacent territory as now is or hereafter may be attached for school purposes.

Legal reference: Neb. Constitution, Art. Vii, Sec. 1
Neb. Rev. Stat. § 79-307
Neb Rev. Stat. § 79-405
Neb. Rev. Stat. § 79407

Policy Adopted 3/1/76
Policy Revised 7/8/91
Policy Revised 8-12-04
Policy Revised: 03.12.2018