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Our Mission:

To ensure that all students we serve achieve
their full potential in a language-rich environment.



COVID-19 School Closed

In accordance with the order from Governor Kelly that all schools in Kansas close for the remainder of the school year, KSD will not reopen to students after spring break and will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. All activities and events are also cancelled for the remainder of the year. 



 COVID-19 Updates

See resources at the link below:

Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus in ASL & English

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Click on link below to watch live updates from Gov. Kelly:

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Dept. of Ed. Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson hold news conference - March 17



Kansas Counts Census 2020

The U.S. 2020 Census will be available in a few weeks. Attached is a fact sheet from the Kansas State Department of Education highlighting the importance of completing the census to help Kansas secure federal funds needed to provide assistance programs for Kansas residents.

KSDE Fact Sheet - Census 2020



Registration is now OPEN for

POWER UP with ASL Family Immersion Camp

SAVE THE DATE: June 4-7, 2020

Power Up with ASL Family Immersion Camp

For more information go to 
Power Up with ASL Family Immersion Camp

To register for the camp, click on the following link:
Family ASL Immersion Camp Registration

If you have additional questions, contact Lori Colwell at



2019 NLC ASL Storytelling First Place Winner - Elementary

Congratulations to Ava Plummer of Kansas School for the Deaf for placing 1st in the Elementary ASL storytelling category!

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To view Ava's video, click on the following link:

Attached is a paragraph to be used above the video to introduce the video:
Gallaudet University National Literacy Competition Winner

Also attached is a transcription of the video in English:
Ava Plummer's Transcription




March 2020

School Lunch Menu 



Frequently Asked Questions

Learn More about the Kansas School for the Deaf

Learn more about attending the Kansas School for the Deaf at: FAQ Section.

Checkout the latest videos to learn more about the Kansas School for the Deaf at the KSD Video page.

Take a tour of the campus, learn about academic and student life programs, and hear from alumni who share their experiences at KSD.

KSD is thrilled to kick-off the state-wide Language Assessment Program for Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHH) Students (LAP).  This...
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