Up to date events for the whole district.
Located along Old 40, the high school was rebuilt in 2010 after a devastating tornado destroyed more than three-fourths of the school. Students have access to one-to-one technology, a variety of electives, college level courses, and after school activities.
Located along main street, the middle school is grades six through eight. It is also the location of our district gym that hosts all our home sporting events.
Students grades K-5th attend Enterprise Elementary. Classes sizes are small and allow for more teacher-student interaction. New storm shelters are a recent addition.
Located ten miles south of Abilene, Rural Center Elementary school hosts grades K-5th. Wee Clovers is the newest addition to the school, a pre-school for students ages three and four.
Located northwest of Chapman along Highway 18, Blue Ridge Elementary hosts grades K-5th. A new office addition was just recently added onto the existing building. Students also enjoy the new playground equipment that was donated to the school.
Students grades Pre-K to 5th grade enjoy the elementary in the new location on Irish Drive built in 2010. Students utilize technology, project based learning, and can attend the after school program.
Kansas State Department of Education Performance and Financial Reports
The mission of USD 473 represents excellence that creates successful, informed and contributing members of society. USD 473 believes in these Core Values: Responsibility, Respect, Tolerance, and Motivation. Our district vision is to empower students for life long learning."