All Things Bennington Elementary


Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday August 1 - Wednesday, August 2 - Kindergarten Roundup
  • Tuesday, August 15 - Back to School Night 5:30-6:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 16 - First Day of School
  • Wednesday, August 23-Picture Day
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After May 24th, please note that Bennington Elementary school office hours will be limited.Our office will be closed May 26th through June 4th.

In June & July, our office will be open Tuesday only from 8:30-11:30 am.

Any phone calls or emails received will be returned during office hours.

Normal office hours resume August 1st. Have a great summer!


If your family has moved or will be relocating after the end of the 2022-2023 school year, over the summer, please let our office know by emailing

Sharing this information helps us anticipate staffing needs, and also ensure that your child's records are ready to deliver to their new school.

Registration for Bennington High School Summer Camps is Now Open!

Register your child for a BHS summer camp and pay online through MySchoolBucks.

Camps available in Boys/Girls Basketball, Boys/Girls Soccer, Softball, Football, Volleyball, Girls/Boys Wrestling, Cheer, Tennis, Golf, and Dance.

For more information on each camp, visit:

Transportation Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year Begins in July with Student Verification

Transportation registration is done when parents are completing their student verification in July.

Bus Pass Reminders

  • Bus passes are good through a student's senior year.
  • Be sure to put your student's bus pass in a safe place after the last day of school!
  • The transportation office will NOT create new bus passes until the 3rd week of school.
  • Students who have been issued a bus pass and have lost it, are subject to a $25 replacement fee.
  • There is no charge for the first initial bus pass.

For more information, please visit the transportation website at

Kindergarten Registration is OPEN!

Do you have a student ready to start Kindergarten in August 2023? Bennington Elementary is currently accepting registrations for any incoming Kindergarten students. If your child will be eligible for Kindergarten (age 5 by July 31, 2023) please visit our district website and click on "Enroll New Student" to register for the upcoming school year, and be sure to select the 2023-2024 school year.

Determining the enrollment for the next year is important for future staff planning. Completing registration also ensures that you receive communication regarding kindergarten. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

Kindergarten Roundup for students will take place at the conclusion of summer prior to the start of the school year. More information will be sent on this at a later date. If you have any questions regarding enrollment, please call Mrs. Lehman in our school office.

Bennington Community Activities and Events

All information regarding upcoming Bennington community events, sports camps, and activities

will now be posted on our district website,

and shared through the weekly district newsletter, the Badger Update.

You can access this by visiting > Departments > Communications > Community Youth Activities

or through this link:

If you wish to have your event or activity shared there, please contact our

Communications Coordinator, Stacy Hawn, at

Contact Us

Phone: 402-238-2690
Twitter: @benningtonelem

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Bennington Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Students: Mrs. Whitney Fagan, Director of Student Services, 11620 North 156th Street, P.O. Box 309, Bennington, NE 68007 (402) 238-3044 ( Employees and Others: Dr. Matt Blomenkamp, Assistant Superintendent 11620 North 156th Street, P.O. Box 309, Bennington, NE 68007 (402) 238-3044 ( Complaints or concerns involving discrimination or needs for accommodation or access should be addressed to the appropriate Coordinator. For further information about anti-discrimination laws and regulations, or to file a complaint of discrimination with the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education (OCR), please contact the OCR at 601 East 12th Street, Room 353, Kansas City, MO 64106, (800) 368-1019 (voice), Fax (816) 426-3686, (800) 537-7697 (telecommunications device for the deaf), or

Title IX

The Bennington Public School District is committed to offering employment and educational opportunity to its employees and students in a climate free of discrimination. Accordingly, unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation of any kind by District employees, including, co-workers, non-employees (such as volunteers), third parties and others is strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated.