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Emporia Public Schools
We Engage, We Empower, We Inspire!

Building futures, one student at a time.

Priority I: Student Achievement & Success

Develop inspired and engaged learners through a safe and caring learning environment which fosters a balance of academic and social-emotional success.

  • Goal: Improve achievement for all students.
  • Goal: Support the social-emotional development of our educational community.

Priority II: Culture & Communication

Grow relationships by engaging our diverse community through intentional, meaningful opportunities and purposeful communication.

  • Goal: Create purposeful, community-wide educational activities that promote an inclusive culture of learning.
  • Goal: Utilize multiple means of communication to engage all stakeholders.

Priority III: Resources & Infrastructure

Develop and maintain infrastructure and resources that meet the ongoing needs of the educational community while maintaining financial security.

  • Goal: Actively recruit and retain skilled, caring, diverse, and student-focused staff throughout the organization with competitive compensation and benefits.
  • Goal: Provide, maintain, and evaluate safe and secure learning environments that meet the ever-changing, diverse needs of our students and staff.
  • Goal: Provide Instructional resources and professional development to meet the ever-changing, diverse needs of our students and staff.

District Facts

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4,300 Scholars

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$45.4 Million Operating Budget

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Approx. 950 employees in PreK-12 district & federal employees

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54.460 mill tax rate

Bonded Indebtedness

$79.1 million in bonded indebtedness

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An early childhood center for 3 and 4-year-olds

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Six neighborhood K-5 elementary schools

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A middle school for grades 6-8

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A high school for grades 9-12

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Credit recovery and high school diploma program for teenagers and adults.


Sponsoring district for Flint Hills Special Education Cooperative, which provides special services in seven school districts for children birth to age 21