For those that prefer schools steeped in a rich history or for those more interested in new, contemporary schools beginning their own traditions, the Wichita Public Schools offers each a unique choice.
In the heart of Wichita, nestled in distinct neighborhoods, the Wichita Public Schools offers its community variety and options for each familyís educational choices. Taking its lead from a community that recognizes world-class education doesnít come in a one-size-fits-all package, the Wichita Public Schools gives parents, students and community members a customized approach to meeting their education needs. Just as each child is unique, the Wichita Public Schools offers its community 104 unique learning centers. In addition to traditional neighborhood schools, the districtís 28 magnet schools provide specific educational focuses including science and technology, international studies, back-to-the-basics, foreign language and health.
Parents and staff of the Wichita Public Schools work together to create a learning environment that is safe, caring, academically rigorous and challenging to each student. Complete with a nationally acclaimed advanced academic learning program, the International Baccalaureate program, students of the Wichita Public Schools continue to turn in top honors. For example, last year the Wichita Public Schools was the only district in the nation to have two students earn the highest score possible on the ACT college entrance test. In addition, another student earned the maximum score on the SAT college entrance test. The school district has had four years of overall continuous academic improvement and in 1999, has produced 12 National Merit Semi-Finalists.
Wichita Public Schools is a publicly funded organization
No. of Schools: 100
No. of jobs currently in EAN: 227
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