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Welcome to the USD 220 Facilities and Long-Term Planning Informational Page.

USD 220 is evaluating how best to keep the district in place and providing the best possible education to our community for many years to come.  Like many rural Kansas school districts,  we are faced with funding challenges and aging facilties.  This page of our website is dedicated to keeping you informed throughout this challenging process. 

The conversation to explore one campus began many years ago. In April of 2024, the BOE heard a report from DCS Services who conucted a comprehensive facilities study of the district. On April 29, 2024 the following motion was made and voted on by the Board of Education: 

M/S (Jenny Betschart - Seth Harrington) to move the Elementary School to the Junior High & High School for one year and have a community meeting within one month and a special meeting in two months to determine facility needs for both Junior High/High School and Elementary School.

M/C 5-2 (Fast, Grigsby)

On May 22, 2024, the USD 220 Board of Education held a Community Information and Listening Evening to explain this situation and gather feedback directly from the community on this move. We are grateful that over 115 community members attended and many shared their thoughts and ideas. 

On May 29, 2024, the BOE held a special meeting…