Walnut Elementary School

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Welcome to the 2015-16 School Year!

Allison Anderson Harder, Principal

Allison Anderson Harder, Principal


Walnut Elementary School

801 Grove Ave
Emporia, KS 66801

Phone: (620) 341-2288
Fax: (620) 341-2291

Office hours: 7:20 am – 4 pm

Turkey Day DashRegister for this year’s Walnut Turkey Day Dash! 5K

Our Walnut Turkey Day Dash! 5k fun run/walk online registration is LIVE! Click below to register. There are discounts for adult teams of 6 members or more. If you would like to register a youth as a team member, the team will need to be registered with printed forms as it is not possible to do this online because of the different prices. Thank you for understanding.

Open the registration form

WTDD Participants ~ The Emporia Holiday Inn Express has blocked off 10 rooms for the discounted rate of $99 if you have relatives or friends who need a place to stay for Thanksgiving and, OF COURSE :) so they can participate in our 5th annual Walnut Turkey Day Dash!  The reservation(s) needs to be made by November 11th. It is one of our newest hotels and they provide a hot breakfast daily.  Once the rooms are gone, they are gone so book early and thank them in person for this great opportunity for our event.


Walnut Turkey Dash Form 2015Registrants can download, print and mail in or personally deliver this registration form for the 5th Annual Walnut Turkey Day Dash! to Walnut Elementary at 801 Grove Avenue, Emporia, KS  66801.

Click here to download the form

Walnut 65th Anniversary

Walnut Elementary SchoolWalnut Elementary, 801 Grove Ave, is having a 65th Birthday Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 26, 11:00 am-1:00 pm.  Hot dogs, bottled water and cookies will be available for birthday guests.  All Walnut alumni are invited!  If you know of someone who is a Walnut alumni, you can help us by sharing this information!



New School Hours:

Building opens:7:20 am
Breakfast served:  7:20 - 7:40 am
Classes start:8 am
Classes dismiss:3:12 pm
RecXtra:  3:12 - 5:30 pm


The Emporia Recreation Commission will continue to offer the after-school program this year, which provides supervision from the time of school dismissal until 5:30 pm. There will be no RecXtra on the Jump Start day. There is a fee for students to attend.  Information and enrollment forms are available at the Recreation Center and at the school during Open House.

Emporia Recreation Center Phone: 620.340.6399

Visit ERC Website

Start & Dismissal Times and Bus Schedules for 2015-16

All K-12 schools will start at 8 am, with a 9 am start for EMS & EHS on Wednesdays. K-5 schools will no longer have an early release on Wednesdays. Dismissal times will be 3:12 pm elementary & TPA, 3:25 pm EMS & 3:23 pm EHS.


Start & Dismissal Times

2015-16 School Calendar

View Bus Schedules


2015-2016 School Supply List

Preschool - Grade 8

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