skip to main content

Our Mission:

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


Gallaudet University


the Midwest Regional Academic Bowl

for High School Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

at the Kansas School for the Deaf in Olathe, Kansas

Date: February 14-17, 2019

Midwest Regional Academic Bowl - KSD - February 14-17, 2019

Click here 2019 Midwest Regionals for more info regarding
the teams, schedules, match results and more.

Check out the video here:

Twenty teams coming from Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin, along with one team from Canada and three transfer teams from the West (California, Colorado, and New Mexico), will be competing in the competition.


Student of the Month 

Student Recognition


Honor the brightest stars in KSD Elementary and Secondary School for their commitment to education and outstanding achievement with special Student Of The Month awards from Positive Promotions

You'll find unique rewards for every month of the school year, here is the attached document below:

Elementary Students of the Month Awards

Secondary Students of the Month Awards


Local Family and Community ASL Class

Registration is now open.

Local ASL Class Spring 2019

Classes will be held at KSD on Wednesday's starting February 20th and ending on May 8th. There will be no class on March 13.

Click on the link below to access the flyer for more information. 

Local ASL Class Flyer Spring 2019

Registration deadline is Friday, February 16.

To register, click on the following link:

ASL Class Spring 2019 Registration

If you have additional questions, contact Lori Colwell at





2019 Family ASL Immersion Camp

Rainforest Adventures

Coming June 6-9, 2019

Please keep an eye out for registration beginning in mid-March.

Click on the link below to access the flyer for more information

2019 ASL Immersion Camp Flyer



KSD Early Childhood

Peer Model Program

We are excited to announce that interested families may apply for their hearing child's enrollment in our Early Childhood program as a peer model for one school year. Our program offers a developmentally appropriate and bilingual early childhood program for children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. We believe that children learn from other children as well as from adults.

Please see the attached flyer for criteria to apply.
Deadline to apply is March 29, 2019.

children reading books in the early childhood classroom




Online opportunity for learning ASL:

Sign Language 101 is another option for learning ASL

in order to communicate with those in your life

who use American Sign Language to communicate. 

Sign Language 101



The KSD Homecoming is an annual tradition involving a weekend full of events designed to develop pride and spirit among the various populations, including students, staff, faculty, alumni, friends and community.  KSD's 2019 Homecoming will take place September 20-21, 2019.  Planning has already begun for this exciting event - we're getting excited and hope you are, too!  Events will include athletic competitions, the dinner for classes celebrating their 25th and 50th class reunions, the Hall of Fame dinner, and more.

KSD Alumni Homecoming September 20-21, 2019

Be sure to save the date! 

For more info, please click here: 2019 KSDAA Homecoming Flyer



February 2019

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.

Kansas School for the Deaf Campus Tour Video

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...
Children Dancing under Rainbow