Wichita students have access to a wide variety of educational options in one of the largest and most diversified school systems in the state.
Wichita has over 100 public schools with a student population of about 47,000 students and 25 private and parochial schools for elementary students as well as 25 public middle schools, 23 public high schools, two parochial high schools and one private high school.
Wichita Public Schools
Wichita Public Schools – USD 259
The Wichita Public School system comprises about 48,000 students and 5,300 employees.
- Wichita High School East
- Wichita North High School
- Wichita High School Southeast
- Northeast Magnet
- Heights High School
- Wichita High School Northwest
- Wichita High School South
- Wichita High School West
- Anderson Elementary
- Franklin Elementary
- Kelly Elementary Liberal Arts Academy
- Mayberry Middle Magnet School
- Cleaveland Traditional Magnet
Wichita Private Schools
- Compass Star Montessori
Serving students from six to twelve years of age
- Wichita Collegiate School
Features a college-preparatory curriculum taught in small classes.
Wichita Christian Schools
- Berean Academy
A Christ-centered learning environment where students from kindergarten through high-school discover a deep desire to excel. Not just in academics, athletics and the arts but in their service to Christ.
- Central Christian Academy
A ministry of Central Christian Church combining academic challenge with vigorous activity programs in values-based education.
- Sunrise Christian Academy
It is our utmost desire to glorify God in educating our student body. The Bible-based curriculum gives daily emphasis to God in our lives. We attend Chapel once a week, as well as utilize Scripture memory. Our prayer is to mold, shape, and develop children to have a deep desire to follow Christ.
- Trinity Academy
Trinity Academy is a college-preparatory Christian high school committed to two goals: spiritual life and academic excellence.
- Life Prep Academy
Classical Christian approach to education with a Biblical worldview.
Other Educational Resources
- Wichita Public Library
- Christian Home Educators Confederation of Kansas
Support groups from across the State which serves as an information clearinghouse and an advocate for homeschooling in Kansas
- Platform For Distance Learning And Online Learning
Forest Trail Academy is committed to providing the Platform for distance learning and online learning for high school students any time, any place, online at their own pace.