Education & Recreation

Education is important in Falls City. Nationally, Nebraska ranks high in quality education, and things are no different in Falls City. There are two public elementary schools with a teacher to student ratio of 16 to 1. There is one public middle school and public senior high school in the Falls City Public School system.

Falls City Public Schools

Tim Heckenlively, Superintendent
1415 Morton Street, Falls City, NE 68355
402.245.2825
Falls City Public School Website

Falls City is also the home of Sacred Heart Parochial School, preschool through 12th grade.

Sacred Heart School
Msgr. Robert Roh, Superintendent.
East 18th Street, Falls City, NE 68355
402.245.4151
Sacred Heart School Website

Higher education is nearby. Over five universities, colleges, and vocational schools are within an hour’s drive. In addition, Falls City High School offers accredited, evening vocational and technical classes.

Peru State College
Peru, Nebraska
approx. 35 miles from Falls City

Missouri Western State
St. Joseph, Missouri
approx. 55 miles from Falls City

Southeast Community College
**Beatrice Campus is located approx. 70 miles
**Lincoln Campus is located approx. 100 miles
**Milford Campus is located approx. 125 miles Northwest Missouri State
Marysville, Missouri
approx. 55 miles from Falls City

Highland Community College
Highland, Kansas
approx. 30 miles from Falls City

Northeast Kansas Area Vo-Tech
Atchison, Kansas
approx. 58 miles from Falls City

Benedictine College
Atchison, Kansas
approx. 58 miles from Falls City 

For a comprehensive and informative resource,
go to http://www.AccreditedOnlineColleges.Org/Nebraska/

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Pre-school Providers

Head Start
320 W. 14th St.
Falls City, NE 68355
402.245.4983
e-mail:  fcscheadstart@sentco.net

Parent Child Center
North School
25th and Stone Street
Falls City, NE 68355
402.245.3005

Sacred Heart Little Miracles Preschool
Sacred Heart Parochial School
East 18th Street
Falls City, NE 68355
402.245.4151

Child Care Providers

For licensed child care providers contact:

Health and Human Services
Richardson County Courthouse
Falls City, NE 68355
402.245.4431

Recreation Facilities

Type of facilities in city within 10 miles:

  • Public golf course(s)
  • Public park(s)
  • Public tennis court(s)
  • Public swimming pool
  • Campground(s)
  • Country club available

Nearest public access to lake or river is 9 miles. Activities allowed:

  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Water skiing
  • Motor boating
  • Camping

Bowling lanes (8 lanes)
Video and game rentals