Great Bend USD 428

Great Bend USD 428



About Us

USD 428 is comprised of five neighborhood elementary schools where students enjoy the benefits of walkability and community engagement. Students merge at Great Bend Middle School for seventh and eighth-grade before advancing to Great Bend High School for grades 9-12.

Our curriculum is designed to meet each student's educational needs. K-12 we emphasize the core academic areas of reading, math, science, and social studies, while incorporating all State of Kansas standards for education and reflecting national curriculum reform efforts. Our schools offer a safe learning environment with exceptional teachers and staff focused on the success of their students. To support the unique needs of each learner, the academic progress of students is monitored for early intervention. With a comprehensive tiered system of supports in place at every level, individual students receive small group instruction targeted to their specific needs to support the growth of a diverse population of students.

At the secondary level, core instruction is enhanced by allowing students to explore career and technical education programs as well as career mentoring from business leaders across the community.

At all levels, we work diligently to support our students and provide educational opportunities that fulfill our mission to provide a safe and supportive learning environment where all are empowered to become responsible citizens and lifelong learners in an ever-changing world.


GBHS Cheerleaders 2019
GBHS Career Pathways - Video Production
GBHS Panther Drumline
GBHS Physics Sound Unit
GBHS Panther Swim
Eisenhower Elementary School
Jefferson Elementary School
Lincoln Elementary School
Park Elementary School
Riley Elementary School
Great Bend Middle Schoool
Great Bend High School
Panther Activity Center (outside)
Panther Activity Center (inside)
Great Bend High School aerial
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Rep/Contact Info

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Andrea Bauer
Public Information Director
JoAnn Blevins
Director of Teaching & Learning
Myron Ellegood
Principal - Great Bend Middle School
Tim Friess
Principal - Great Bend High School
Abigail Jonas
Director of Teaching & Learning
Kelsey Sciacca
Principal - Park Elementary
Misty Straub
Principal - Lincoln Elementary
Kip Wilson
Assistant Principal - GBHS