2021-2022 Back to School

Back to School 2021-2022
Posted on 06/24/2021
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USD 305 First Day of School


Grades 1-5 (Kindergarten Screening/Conference by Appt.)
Grades 6 and 9  (No school grades 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)


Grades 1-12 (Kindergarten Screening/Conference by Appt.)


All grades (Kindergarten - grade12) attend


Meet the Teacher Night, Grades Pre-K and Grades 1-5:

Aug 11, 6:00-7:00 PM

Meet the Teacher Night, Kinder:

Aug 17, 5:30-6:30 PM


Meet the Teacher Night: Aug 11, 4:30-5:30 PM


Back to School Night: Aug 11, 6:00 PM

(New families come at 5:45 for a tour)


Meet Your Teacher, 1st-5th Grade: Aug 11, 3:30-4:30 PM

Meet Your Teacher, KDG: Aug17, 5:30-6:15 PM


Aug 11, 5-6 PM

Pre-K Open House, Aug 16, 5-5:30


Aug 11, 4:30-5:30


Meet Your Teacher, 1st-5th Grade: Aug 11, 4:30-5:30

Pre-K Open House: Aug 13: AM Class 2-2:30 PM, PM Class 3-3:30 PM

Meet Your Teacher, KDG: Aug 17, 4:30-5 PM


Meet the Teacher, 1st-5th Grade: Aug 11, 4:30-5:30 PM

Pre-K Meet the Teacher, Aug 12, 4:30-5:30 PM

Lakewood MS

August 16, 6:00 PM Open House

South MS

August 19, 6:00 PM Open House

Central HS

August 16, 5-7:00 PM Open House

South HS

August 23, 6-7:00 PM Open House

As of July 30, please enroll your student at their school.
Please call your student's school about how to enroll and what will be needed to complete the process. If you are unsure which school your student should attend please call 785-309-4721.
If your student is new to the district, the school will need:
  • Verification of Address
  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Identity

Textbook Fees
Grades Kindergarten (K)-8 $  60.00
Grades 9-12 $100.00

Fees are scaled for those students qualifying for reduced/free lunches
Grades K-8 $30 / $0
Grades 9-12 $50 / $0

School supply lists can be found in the links below or under the Parents tab on our website and at area retail stores. Textbook fees need to be paid at enrollment.
Supply List (Elementary): Englishen Español
Supply List (Middle School): Englishen Español


Elementary Schedule (Grades K-5):
8:30 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.

Middle School Schedule (Grades 6-8):
7:45 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

High School Schedule  (Grades 9-12):
7:45 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

School Meal Program 2021-2022:

Breakfast and lunch meals will be free!
Student meal cards will be required. New cards will be issued, but last year’s card can also be used as a back-up.
The purchase of á la carte items will be on a cash only basis.
Adult meals can be purchased by cash or check.
Breakfast $2.50
Lunch $4.25

Immunizations for 2021-2022 School Year:
The Kansas School Immunization Law requires every student enrolling in Kansas schools to present verification signed by a physician or local health department. 

Please click on the following link to see the immunization requirements for 2021-2022:
Middle & High School Boundary Lines
Students who reside in Cottonwood, Heusner, Meadowlark and Oakdale attendance areas will attend Lakewood Middle School and Central High School. Students who reside in Coronado, Schilling, Stewart and Sunset attendance areas will attend South Middle School and South High School.  
Heartland Early Education
Enrollment for Early Head Start/Head Start and Preschool-Aged At-Risk is ongoing. Telephone 309-5000.
Salina Adult Education Center (SAEC)
This program provides adult basic education, English as a second language support, GED® preparation and testing as well as college skill building for people 16 or older and out of school. SAEC operates a diploma completion program for adults to meet requirements and earn a Central or South High School diploma. An intensive employment course called Partners 4 Success was developed by SAEC and is run in collaboration with Salina area agencies and employers. For more information call 309-4660.
Special Education Services
USD 305 offers a full range of special education services. If you believe your child may be eligible for these services, please contact your school’s principal. Parents whose children, ages 3-5, have a disability may call 309-5100 for information about preschool services.
By state law, students who live 2.5 miles or more from school are eligible for transportation. Some additional transportation is available in qualifying areas. For more information, check with your school at enrollment. All bus eligible students need to be enrolled by July 29 to secure a bus route for the first day of school.
USD 305 and the Central Kansas Cooperative in Education do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in any programs or services and both provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.