USD 440

Halstead-Bentley

Tuesday 05/26/2015
KSHSAA - State Golf @ Hesston 

Friday 05/29/2015
KSHSAA State Track @ Wichita State Univ.

Saturday 05/30/2015
KSHSAA State Track @ Wichita State Univ.

Latest News

Upcoming Events


Little Dragon Preschool has openings for the 2015-2016 school year.
Please call 316/835-2694 or 316/835-2641 if you are interested in learning more about our paid preschool program.
Classes are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday's from 8:00 to 11:00 A.M. for children 4 and 5 years of age.
Classes are Thursday and Friday's from 8:00 to 10:30 A.M. for children 3 years of age.

BPS Summer School enrollment is open to all USD440 students that were in K-3 during the 2014-15 school year. Summer school will be offered:  * Monday-Friday - June 22nd through July 31st - 8:00am - 1:00pm
Transportation, breakfast, and lunch will be offered. Contact Brandie at 316-796-0210 for information.

Superintendent News

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Education has become one of the toughest fields to maintain the high standards and expectations we would like to see in our school systems. We have a product that everyone wants (an education), but there are several of our state leaders that do not want to pay for it. Without the proper funding, our local schools are going to struggle to provide the quality of education we have had in the past.

In one of the latest surveys I have read, Kansas rates 11th in the nation for value in education and the number of students that are successful in taking their high school education to a higher level. Even though Kansas is below average on what we spend on education, our government thinks it is too much and continually attacks our educational financial system.

In spite of the struggles with funding for our local education system, we have found that the local community has great pride in USD 440 and continues to support what we are doing in the district.

We were able to reduce taxes last year but will have to rely on the patrons of USD 440 to help us out again this year due to the States inability to fund education. Through all of this we will maintain the high expectations of this community and the long history of the school system and give our students the quality education they deserve. READ MORE

USD #440 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, age or handicapping condition in employment, admissions, education program, or other activities operated by the district.