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Expanding Opportunities for Every Child

At Salina Public Schools, learning is a mix of work and play. And we are proud to know each student by name, by strength and by need. 

Our neighborhood schools are welcoming, safe and recently updated with renovations to create the best learning community for your family. 

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Great Teachers Inspiring Great Futures

From preschool through graduation, our students are challenged to explore, learn and grow in greatness. Our team is proud of who we are and proud of what we do. 

  • Extraordinary opportunities for academic excellence, arts, music and athletics
  • Whole child learning, including student wellbeing
  • Hands-on project-based learning at every school
  • Music, art and physical education at every school
  • Preschool classes in every elementary school
  • Engaging career and technical education program
  • Partnerships to earn college credit in high school
  • Community partnerships create rich opportunities
  • Resources to support every child’s unique needs
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The Best Place to Learn, Work and Live in the Heart of Kansas

Every student, every school, every day, we are inspired by the potential for greatness. Our award-winning teaching staff works together to offer each student opportunities for learning, enrichment and growth. 

We are proud of our students, our schools, our teachers and staff and our community.

  • Arts Infusion Partnership with Salina Arts & Humanities enriches student learning in every school across the district
  • Preschool classroom in every school
  • 23 Kansas Master Teachers
  • Strong career-technical education program. The total career-technical education credits increased by 86% between 2016 and 2021, and the number of our graduates earning 3+ credits in an approved pathway increased by 251% from 2017 to 2021
  • K-State Polytechnic Campus partnership, the PolyCATS Academy, allows select Salina Public Schools students to earn industry-recognized credentials and college credit while still in high school. In the first year, South and Central High School students took 22 different PolyCATS Academy courses, earning 264 credit hours and saving $45,000 in tuition costs
  • High school athletic programs for girls and boys with league and state recognition
  • Award-winning band, vocal, and theater programs
  • Students perform in the community, including the Smoky Hill River Festival and First Friday events
  • The entire District participates each year in Project Salina, supplying food to the local food bank, and The Salina Area United Way drive

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Explore resources for families in Salina Public Schools on the Parents section of our website.