New England Public School
PO Box 307
1200 Main Street
New England, ND 58647

Contact Information:
Phone: 701-579-4160
Fax: 701-579-4462

Superintendent – Mr. Scott Jung              
Principal – Mrs. Sandra Ledbetter             
Counselor – Ms. Kristi Voth                      
Business Manager – Tamara Volk              
Administrative Assistant – Rebecca Reindel

Community Information:
New England, situated in Hettinger County, North Dakota, is a city that epitomizes the intersection of rural tranquility and economic activity. Located in the southwestern part of the state, at the confluence of State Highways 22 and 21, it stands proudly as a community that harmonizes with its surroundings. Positioned 25 miles south of Dickinson, North Dakota, a regional hub, New England offers residents and visitors a distinctive blend of accessibility and serene living.

As of the 2020 census, the city's population stood at 683, reflecting a community that values its close-knit character. Nestled in the heart of southwestern North Dakota, New England unfolds as a predominantly agricultural region, complemented by a robust business landscape within the city limits.

The area presents an array of recreational pursuits for residents and visitors alike. From small game hunting to the allure of big game animals, outdoor enthusiasts will find ample opportunities to engage with nature. Additionally, the region's waterways offer plentiful fishing prospects, catering to those seeking a more relaxed yet rewarding outdoor experience.

For those looking to extend their stay in this vibrant community, New England provides options for lodging that blend comfort with local hospitality. Camping enthusiasts will discover inviting sites that allow for an immersive connection with the picturesque surroundings.

In essence, New England stands as a testament to the seamless integration of rural and urban elements, fostering a thriving community with a strong agricultural foundation, flourishing businesses, and diverse recreational offerings. Discover the charm of this city in southwestern North Dakota, where accessibility meets tranquility, creating a distinctive and welcoming environment.


School Information:
New England Public School is a distinguished educational institution catering to students from PreK to 12th grade, with an enrollment of approximately 290 students. Our institution is committed to providing a robust curriculum designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills for success in both four and two-year universities, colleges, and various technical and trade educational programs.

At New England Public School, we take pride in offering a comprehensive educational experience. Our curriculum includes dual credit courses, online courses, and career and technical education courses, ensuring that students have a diverse range of academic opportunities to explore and excel in.

In addition to our academic offerings, our school places a strong emphasis on extracurricular activities. Students at New England Public School have the privilege of participating in a wide array of athletic and non-athletic activities sanctioned by the North Dakota High School Activities Association (NDHSAA). Furthermore, we are delighted to provide students with access to additional activity programs that extend beyond the scope of NDHSAA sponsorship, fostering a dynamic and enriching school experience.

By fostering a holistic learning environment that encompasses both academic and extracurricular dimensions, New England Public School is dedicated to nurturing well-rounded individuals who are prepared for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in their educational and professional journeys.


Graduation Requirements:
Per ND Century Code 15.1-21-02.1 and 15.1-21-02.3 all students must have twenty-two (22) credits for graduation (15.1-21-02.2).

Course Table

School Data:
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