Madison Public Schools is a small, rural district in Northeast Nebraska that’s rich with cultural diversity and a welcoming, inclusive student body.
There are over 13 different languages spoken across the district. Madison High School has a total of 162 students. There are currently 7 different languages spoken at the high school level alone, with students from Venezuela, Guatemala, Mexico, Thailand, Cuba, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Columbia, Argentina, Spain, Dominican Republic, Burma, Honduras, Nicaragua, Native American, South Korea, Germany, and Burma.
In Mr. Fuhs’ classroom, students come to class ready to learn about other cultures and backgrounds, as well as talk about their own experience as a Nebraska newcomer. Political science classes are lively with respectful debate about current events and geography classes come to life with stories about personal experiences living in different countries.
Watch how Madison High School embraces its cultural diversity and prepares students to be successful global citizens.