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Mission Statement

“USD 508 is committed to ensuring that each student will achieve their maximum mental and physical potential in a safe and secure educational environment.”

District Overview

  • 850 Students
  • 63 Certified Teachers (40% with advanced degrees, Average class size ≈16 students)
  • 72 Classified Staff
  • Serves City of Baxter Springs (26 Square Miles)
  • Active Member of Greenbush Educational Service Center, Southeast Kansas Interlocal, and CNC Conference Sports
  • QPA Accredited, State of Kansas
  • 3A School Classification
  • Active Vocational Programs (Business Technology, Building Trades, Technology Education, Family and Consumer Science)

Past Graduates

  • Lee Scott, CEO of Wal-Mart
  • Tim Shallenburger, Speaker of the House, 94-98
  • Gene Bicknell, CEO of National Pizza Company
  • Ross & Chris Ann Hartley, Entrepreneur

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