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USD 262 Valley Center Public Schools serves approximately 3,120 students from the communities of Valley Center, Park City, Kechi, and Wichita, KS. Our district’s location provides a unique opportunity to blend the feel and safety of a small town with easy access to Metro-Wichita.

Our district has a pre-kindergarten program, three elementary schools (grades Pre-K-3), an intermediate school (grades 4-5), a middle school (grades 6-8), and a 5A high school (grades 9-12). In addition, we offer virtual and adult learning opportunities at The Learning Center, which assists students of all ages to earn their high school diploma. The district has many partnerships with post-secondary institutions to help prepare students for college, career, and/or military life after high school.

Our district employs over 600 staff including teachers and part-time teachers, 75 substitute teachers, and 20 Rule 10 coaches all who strive to make our district’s vision a reality: “To be a premier school district known for excellence in education, innovative instruction, outstanding programs, and dedication to students.” Our staff is committed to excellence and are what makes our district an award-winning school system:

  • District – Full Kansas Education Systems Accreditation, 2021 Commissioners Award for Post-Secondary Success, #5 Best School District in the Wichita area by Niche.com
  • Valley Center High School – Gold Standard Award from Next Gen Personal Finance
  • Valley Center Middle School - Rated One of the Best Public Middle Schools in the Wichita area by Niche.com
  • Valley Center Intermediate School - Rated in the Top 10 Middle Schools in the state of Kansas by U.S. News and World Report
  • Wheatland and Abilene Elementary Schools – Rated in the Top 30% of Elementary Schools in the state of Kansas by U.S. News and World Report
  • Public School Review ranks all Valley Center Elementary Schools in the top 30%
  • Multiple Award Winning Staff Members.
We are proud of all our schools have to offer and that we provide a caring, safe place for our
students to receive a quality education!


  • Abilene Elementary

  • Phone: 316-755-7020
  • Fax: 316-755-7021
  • West Elementary

  • Phone: 316-755-7030
  • Fax: 316-755-7031
  • Wheatland Elementary

  • Phone: 316-755-7040
  • Fax: 316-755-7041
  • Intermediate School

  • Phone: 316-755-7050
  • Fax: 316-755-7051
  • Middle School

  • Phone: 316-755-7060
  • Fax: 316-755-7061
  • High School

  • Phone: 316-755-7070
  • Fax: 316-755-7071
    • Learning Center

  • Phone: 316-755-7080
  • Fax: 316-755-7081


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