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Our Mission: To ensure that all students reach their full potential in a language-rich environment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

2016-2017 Enrollment Information!

August 11th - Local Students Enrollment 3:00 - 6:30 p.m.

August 14th - Long Distance Students and/or
Spanish-Speaking Families
Enrollment 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

First day of School August 15th

To Request an Enrollment Packet Contact Outreach Services


Youth De Via Art Competition Winners Announced

The 2nd Annual Youth De'VIA Competition received 437 pieces of artwork from 10 states. The artwork was incredible and KSD is very proud of all the submissions. All winners in each grade group received a certificate of recognition and a gift.

View the winning artwork and learn more about the competition judges Ellen Mansfield, Nancy Rourke, Alex Whilhite, and Marie Jo Earls at http://www.ksdeaf.org/youthdeviacompetition.

USDA Summer Food Programs

Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does a child's need for good nutrition. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need to learn, play and grow throughout the summer months when they are out of school.

The Food and Nutrition Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, administers SFSP at the federal level. State education agencies administer the program in most states.

KSD is a site that will be serving lunch from 12-12:30 pm June 1st through July 1, 2016. No proof of income is needed for you to walk into the lunch room. Click on the apple to the right to find the serving site closest to where you live.


KCUR Show about Deaf Culture and Cochlear Implants

KCUR, the local NPR station in Kansas City, aired a show about deaf culture and cochlear implants on its Central Standard program. The panelists included Katie Locus, an English teacher at KSD; Bridgette Polson, a mother who opted not to have cochlear implant surgery for her daughter; and Rob Jefferson, a late-deafened adult who benefits from the cochlear implants he received several years ago.

A video of the program can be seen at: http://kcur.org/post/senses

Central Standard is hosted by Gina Kaufmann and produced by Matthew Long-Middleton.


Regular School Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

School Office Phone Numbers
Early Childhood/Elementary 
(913) 210-8137 (Voice)
(913) 324-5861 (VP)

Secondary
(913) 210-8132 (Voice)


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