Award Year: 2016

Fullerton Elementary School

606 4th Street
Fullerton, NE, 68638-3176

(308) 536-2431

Mrs. Tamara Carlson, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Fullerton Public Schools

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The mission of Fullerton Elementary is to inspire individuals to Believe, Achieve, and Succeed.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 96%
  • Hispanic: 1%
  • Native American: 2%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
Fulllerton Elementary students and staff in front of our building.

Fulllerton Elementary students and staff in front of our building.

Fullerton Elementary is located in Fullerton, Nebraska, in Nance County. The school serves students in Kindergarten through sixth grade with an enrollment of 164 students. The average years of service for the teaching staff at Fullerton Elementary is fourteen years. Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, Superintendent, has 22 years of service in the district and Mrs. Carlson, Elementary Principal, has 17 years in the district. We take great pride in the longevity of our staff and the connection to our community.

There's a sense of pride that can be felt within the hallways and classrooms. The support from the community is something that can be noticed within minutes of entering the doors. As a district, our overall performance on the state test has been an element of excitement and pride for the entire community. Fullerton Elementary was ranked first in the state of Nebraska in reading during 2012 and remained in the top 10 schools the following two years. We know the support from our parents and community contributes to our overall success in educating our students. We believe it's truly a partnership in educating our youth and helping them grow into positive additions to our society.

To inspire individuals to Believe, Achieve, and Succeed summarizes the overall feeling among all stakeholders of Fullerton Elementary. Parent and community support has helped create an environment of success for students and staff. Staff take great pride in their roles by having high expectations in the classroom and taking an interest in their students' lives.