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 220 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 Vision:

Every Student, Every Day, a Success

Here at Knickrehm, we are committed to providing:
    *  A safe, supportive, collaborative learning environment
    *  Instruction to develop skills, attitudes, and traits that will prepare students to be        productive members of society.
    *  Quality academic instruction that results in ersonal growth and academic achievement

Staff includes

  • Principal
  • Secretary
  • School Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Instructional Coach
  • 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


  • One- to One Technology
  • 1 computer lab and 2 mobile ipad labs 
  • Wireless access throughout building
  • Infinite Campus/connect-ED (school to home communication)


Special Programs

  • Differentiated Curriculum
  • High Ability Learner Program
  • Character Education
  • Junior Achievement
  • P.T.A (Parent Teacher Association)
  • English Language Learners
  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Program
  • Food for Thought
  • Families and Schools Together (FAST)
  • Pennies for Patients
  • Red Ribbon Week