Legacy School offers a nonsectarian, private school setting for parents looking for high academic standards, small class sizes, and exceptional teaching. We believe in giving families access to the highest quality of education by offering an educational choice for their child(ren).
Legacy School offers a variety of classes for Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Elementary students. We invite you to take a tour and see what makes our school unique.
Legacy School does not exclude or discriminate based on race, sex, religion, physical ability, or national and ethnic origin.
A NEW CHOICE IN EDUCATION
How Do I Enroll My Child?
To enroll a student, click on the “Registration” box on the top right corner of our website. You will register either as a new or returning family and be sent an email with a link to complete the registration process. All registrations must accompany a $125 non-refundable online registration fee for enrollment to be complete.
2023/2024 Enrollment Start Dates:
Current Families- January 17th, 2023 (7:00am)
Alumni Families- January 25th, 2023 (7:00am)
New Families- February 1st, 2023 (7:00am)
First day of school (2023-2024 school year)- August 23rd, 2023
*Please note there is no admission deadline. Admission is rolling until spots fill up.
Legacy School students wear the required school uniform every day. Uniforms are available for purchase online through “French Toast.” To access our school uniform shop, you may either enter our zip code (68116) and find our school or enter our school code QS5RPKB. Our uniforms include an embroidered navy shirt and khaki pants, shorts, or skirt. Other options include a white blouse, jumper, and sweater. Tennis shoes or rubber-soled shoes are required to be worn for safety purposes. Please do not send your child in cowboy boots or flip-flops. We ask that girls please wear shorts, pants or tights under dresses or skirts. Parents may also call the French Toast Customer Service number 800-373-6248 to place an order.
School spirit wear may be worn on the last school day of your child’s week. Friday for M-F classes and Thursday for T/Th Preschool. This includes T-shirts and sweatshirts with the Legacy mascot and any pants of choice (jeans, sweatpants, leggings, etc.). These are available for purchase at the school.
What is the tuition cost?
We invite you to schedule a visit. At that time, administrators Buffy Baca and Kelly Pedersen will go over class availability and tuition. Contact us to schedule a tour: https://www.legacyschoolne.com/contact/
How do I pay my child’s tuition?
School tuition may be paid weekly, monthly, by semester, or for the entire year upfront through ACH. Tuition is not altered due to illness, vacation, days off, weather, holidays, or other unforeseen circumstances.
Do you offer tuition assistance?
Families with more than one student enrolled receive a 10% sibling discount. Also, Legacy School has an established 501C3/Non-profit Parent-Advisory Board, providing tuition assistance for families who apply and qualify. For further information about Legacy School’s Parent Advisory Board, visit: https://www.legacyschoolne.com/parent-advisory-board/
Legacy School also has a partnership with “The Children’s Scholarship Fund,” which provides scholarships to families who apply and qualify directly with their organization. The Children’s Scholarship Fund was founded in 1998 to give children from low-income families the opportunity of private education. For further details regarding CSF, please visit their website at http://www.csfomaha.org.
Take a 360-degree peek inside Legacy’s classrooms and experience the vast outdoor areas. Located on the corner of 168th and Ida, get an inside look at Omaha’s best, non-sectarian, private school, serving preschool-5th grade students.
Discover a place where teachers are committed to providing an education that allows students to learn at their greatest potential as they become independent thinkers. https://www.legacyschoolne.com/virtual-tour/
What is the Parent Advisory Board?
Legacy School’s Parent Advisory Board is a non-profit 501(c)(3) group. The Board’s exclusive purpose is to facilitate school fundraising, coordinate volunteerism, allocate funds, and approve student scholarships. Legacy’s Parent Advisory Board meets quarterly and is made up of four parents and one Legacy School staff member. Nominated parents and staff are elected to sit on The Board by the school community. Elections are held in April of each year. The Advisory Board benefits students at Legacy School by providing the funds necessary to enhance experiences beyond the regular educational environment.
How Does Legacy's Parent Advisory Board Support Student Learning?
Legacy’s Parent Advisory Board supports students’ learning and growth through multiple fundraising events and initiatives. Board funds are allocated throughout the school year, providing families and students with scholarships, technology in classrooms, field trips, and other student needs.
How Do I Apply For a Scholarship Through the Parent Advisory Board?
Families wanting to apply for scholarship opportunities through Legacy School’s Parent Advisory Board must fill out an application.
If a family has applied for a scholarship through Children’s Scholarship Fund, they may still turn in an application with Legacy’s PAB as well.
Click on link to download and print application: PAB Scholarship Application
For further information about Legacy School’s Parent Advisory Board visit: https://www.legacyschoolne.com/parent-advisory-board/
Students have an educational advantage while attending Legacy School, as they are taught on their level and at their pace. Legacy School’s combination of differentiated instruction, small class size, and teacher/assistant teams provides students with an educational advantage, as they become enthusiastic learners and independent thinkers.
Thank you for your interest in Legacy School. We invite you to take a tour and see what makes our school unique. Feel free to contact us at any time with any questions. Legacy School does not exclude or discriminate based on race, sex, religion, physical ability, or national and ethnic origin.
Legacy School offers a variety of classes for Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Elementary students. School tuition is unique to the classes and programs in which a student is enrolled. Please call the school for specific tuition information.
When does the school year start/end?
The school year for Legacy runs from the end of August through the end of May. We keep a traditional school year and fulfill Nebraska’s Department of Education’s mandatory minimum contact hours. First day of school: August 23rd, 2023
What are the school's hours?
Elementary school runs Monday-Friday from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm. Morning Jr-K and M-F Pre-K classes start at 8:45 am and end at 11:30 am. MWF PreK begins at 9:00 am and ends at 11:45. Preschool classes begin at 9:00 am and end at 11:15 am. Classes are offered Monday-Friday, Monday/Wednesday/Friday, or Tuesday/Thursday, depending on the specific class. Legacy also offers afternoon Pre-K and Pre-K/Jr-K Enrichment classes from 12:30 pm-3:15 pm. Please see the “Preschool/Pre-K Classes” page on this website for further details. https://www.legacyschoolne.com/pre-school-pre-kindergarten/
Do you offer before or after school care?
Before and after school care is available through Legacy School’s extended care program. Before school care opens at 7:00 am. After school care begins when the school day ends and runs until 5:30 pm. Extended care is open when Legacy School is not holding classes throughout the school year.
Do you have a summer program?
Camp Legacy is Legacy School’s summer program. Camp Legacy and Legacy School are owned and operated by the same administrative team. Elementary age campers may attend Camp Legacy’s Upper Camp for a true outdoor summer day camp experience (9:00-3:30). PreK campers (Ages 4 and 5) may attend Camp Legacy’s Lower Camp for indoor and outdoor summer fun (9:15-3:00). Before and after camp care is available, if needed. Camp Legacy counselors facilitate daily activities, including a flag-raising ceremony, arts & crafts, camp songs & skits, special events, sports, water activities, and plenty of outdoor time! Camp Legacy registration is held in February of each year and is not exclusive to current Legacy School students. We welcome new campers every summer. For more information on either our Lower Camp or Upper Camp, visit our camp website: www.camplegacyomaha.com.
What type of security does the school building have?
All exterior doors are always locked. All visitors are buzzed into the building and must check-in at the front office. At the time of registration, parents must list other adults to whom we may release their child. All Legacy School staff members are trained in Standard Response Protocol actions for lockout, lockdown, evacuation, and shelter security.
Is there breakfast or lunch served?
Legacy School offers breakfast for students each morning at 8:00 am. Lunch is served in the cafeteria daily and is open to all Legacy students. Lunch menus are available online through Sycamore. A 15-25 minute outdoor recess accompanies lunchtime every day.
How can I become involved?
Legacy School offers a variety of ways for parents to become involved. From family events to room parents, book fairs to read alouds, parents are always welcome to volunteer at Legacy School.
Why do current families get to enroll first?
We like to think of our school like a family. The students create strong bonds with the staff and other students. By allowing current students to enroll first, it ensures consistency in their school career.