• Destination Advantage: WPS

    Welcome to Wichita! Choosing a new school can certainly be a stressful part of the moving experience, and our Destination Advantage program is intended to ease that transiton. We have many fantastic opportunities for your students in the district, including our neighborhood schools, alternative schools, virtual school, application-based programs within schools, and magnet schools. We encourage you to explore all these options through the links on this Choose Wichita Schools site. 

    Families interested in the magnet school option who arrive in Wichita after the start of an academic year still have the opportunity to be placed in a magnet school through the Destination Advantage initiative. Families are eligible for this special placement if the following criteria apply:

    • New to the Wichita area
    • Students are not currently enrolled in a USD259 (Wichita Public Schools) school
    • Family has purchased a home in the WPS attendance boundaries
    • Students are in grades Kindergarten-12 (magnet placement is not available for pre-kindergarten students)


    Available Magnet Schools

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  • Families who are new to Wichita and meet the outlined criteria can complete an interest form and premlinary application at http://bit.ly/wpsadvantage

Contact Us

  • WPS Magnet Office

    316-973-4464

    magnet@usd259.net

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Last Modified on January 25, 2021