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School / Community Partnerships

Partnerships at Salina Public School galvanize the power of community. Local organizations, businesses, educational entities and individuals help to broaden opportunities available to students. The Salina community knows that it takes a whole village to educate and prepare students for life in the 21st century. Thank you to our partners and all who help our students achieve their full potential.

District-Wide: Arts Infusion (City of Salina, Arts & Humanities) Data from SY 2018-19

  • 11,811 Students Served (contacts figured consecutively, i.e. if a student sees an artist two times it is considered two contacts)
  • 39 School Sessions Offered


  • Sunflower
  • K-Tron
  • Kansas Wesley Wrestlers
  • Dillion’s (Plant)
  • Salina Family YMCA


  • Salina Family YMCA
  • Kansas Food Bank
  • First United Methodist Church
  • Salina Masonic Lodge #60
  • St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church


  • Kansas Wesleyan
  • Sunrise Presbyterian
  • Salina Family YMCA


  • Dairy Queen (on N 9th St)
  • Grand Avenue Methodist Church
  • Salina Family YMCA


  • Kennedy and Coe
  • Target
  • Dillons
  • First Church of the Nazarene (back yard Bible club on Wed.s and bouncy house on play days)
  • Kansas Wesleyan Soccer players
  • Salina South High School Baseball players
  • Salina Family YMCA


  • Dillons
  • Emmanuel Christian Center
  • Fort Riley Aviation Battalion
  • Kansas Wesleyan Basketball
  • Salina Family YMCA


  • Bank of Tescott
  • KWU Women’s Soccer Team
  • Fort Riley Adopt-A-School Program
  • Salina Family YMCA

Lakewood MS

  • Central Kansas mental Health
  • Communities in Schools
  • The City and XCEL program

South MS

  • Kansas Wesleyan Athletics
  • Central Kansas Mental Health
  • Kansas Wesleyan Education Department

Central HS

  • The City and their EXCEL program (mentors and support)
  • Kansas State Polytechnic
  • Salina Area Technical College
  • Hutchinson Community College
  • Salina Area United Way
  • Communities in Schools
  • JAG
  • CKMH
  • Great Plains Manufacturing for Robotics Club

South HS

  • Salina Regional Health Center
  • OCCK, Inc
  • Workforce Solutions
  • Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
  • Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Kansas Workforce Center


Heartland Early Education

Child Care Partners

  • Abilene Child Care Learning Center
  • Martin Luther King Child Development Center
  • Salina Child Care
  • Sharing and Caring
  • Tots & Tods

Child Protective Services

Department of Children & Families (DCF)


  • USD 393/Solomon – Parents As Teachers
  • USD 435/Abilene – Parents As Teachers
  • USD 473/Chapman – Parents As Teachers
  • USD 240/Twin Valley – Parents As Teachers
  • USD 305/Salina
  • USD 306/Southeast of Saline Parents As Teachers
  • USD 307/Smoky Hill Ed. Service/Parents As Teachers
  • CAPS-Saline County School Readiness Program

Family Preservation and Support Services

  • Catholic Charities
  • Child Advocacy & Parenting Services (CAPS)
  • Child Care Aware of Kansas Region One
  • Consumer Credit Counseling
  • Salina Housing Authority
  • Ashby House

Health Care

  • Dickinson County Health Department
  • Ellsworth County Health Department
  • Salina Family Health Care Center
  • Salina Health Education Foundation
  • Salina Regional Health Center
  • KWU Division/Dep of Nursing Education
  • Saline County Health Department

Mental Health

  • Central Kansas Mental Health Center
  • Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas
  • Teresa E. Hernandez
  • Veridian Behavioral Health

Nutritional Services

  • Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  • K-State Research & Extension

Services to Children and Families with Disabilities

  • Infant/Toddler Services (ITS)
  • USD435/Abilene – CKCIE
  • USD473/Enterprise – CKCIE (Chapman)
  • USD 327/Ellsworth – CKCIE
  • Salina County CKCIE
  • Infant & Child Development (ICD)




Salina Adult Education Center (SAEC)

  • Catholic Charities
  • Community Corrections/Drug Court
  • DCF
  • Salina Public Library
  • Salina Association of Realtors
  • City of Salina
  • Heartland Early Education
  • TRIO Equal Opportunity Center (Great Bend)
  • KansasWORKS/Department of Commerce
  • Salina Area Technical College
  • Altrusa International of Salina


Central Kansas Cooperative in Education (CKCIE)

  • USD 305
  • LifeShare: Real Life for Real People
  • Salina Regional Health Center
  • Kansas Works Department of Commerce
  • Project Search
  • OCCK, Inc including Workforce Solutions
  • Choices Network
  • Kansas Department of Children and Families
  • Heartland Early Education Programs
  • Salina Adult Education Center