Village residents are in the Crete Public School District 2 and two school buses serve the Denton Area. The town of Crete has a population of about 5,000 and is located approximately 12 miles southwest of Denton. Call 826-5855 for more information.

Residents Outside of the Village

Residents living outside the Village limits should check with their Superintendent of Schools to determine their district.

  • Lancaster County: 436-1603
  • Saline County: 821-2502

Dollars for Scholars

Five scholarships of $1,000 each are available for high schools graduates and adults who are interested in full-time higher education. Denton Dollars for Scholars was founded in November 1991. Initial funding came from the Village of Denton, a donation of keno money. The Dollars for Scholars committee hopes to maintain a perpetuation find through donations from interested individuals and groups. All donations are tax-deductible.


Applications are available from the Crete High School guidance counselor, or from committee members. Contact Sean Kean, president at 402-560-7544.  Applicants may also visit the FaceBook page at Denton Dollars for Scholars.