The Fullerton Public Schools District in Nance County covers 192.9 square miles.
This Class 3, Type K-12 district is accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education and the North Central Association. Fullerton Public Schools was also ranked #1 in the District in Reading, Writing and Mathematics in the last State testing cycle.
The public elementary school, built in 1994, has a maximum capacity of 300. The public junior-senior high school, built in 1923, has a maximum capacity of 300.
Vocational courses and tech prep programs offered at Fullerton High School include business education, agriculture, family and consumer science, and industrial tech.
The Fullerton School System is part of North Tri-Valley Distance Learning Consortium with full motion, fully interactive video and audio using 100 Mbps of bandwidth with fiber to the high school. The same system provides T-1 bandwidth for Internet access. Tri-Valley Distance Learning digital video switch provides access to Central Community College (Grand Island), the Edgerton Explorit Center (Aurora), Wayne State College (Wayne), Northeast Nebraska Community College (Norfolk), Metropolitan Community College (Omaha), University of Nebraska at Omaha, the Kiewit Technology Center (Omaha), and University of Nebraska at Lincoln.
Fullerton participates in Educational Service Unit (ESU) No. 7, which is headquartered in Columbus. The ESU provides cooperative services to schools and leadership in improving the quality of education. Services are approved by the school districts through a representative process.
Local students attend Central Community College with campuses located in Grand Island, Hastings and Columbus. Central Community College offers both technical and career education programs and an academic transfer program for students wanting to earn a bachelor's degree.
Other area colleges frequently attended by Fullerton High School graduates include:
- Concordia University - Seward, NE
- Southeast Community College - Milford, NE
- University of Nebraska at Kearney - Kearney, NE
- Northeast Community College - Norfolk, NE
- Midland Lutheran College - Fremont, NE
- Wayne State College - Wayne, NE
- University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Lincoln, NE
- University of Nebraska at Omaha - Omaha, NE