•                                             WPS Advance 21-22 School Plan



    *No School Closings

    New! Jan. 18, 2022 - District suspends contact tracing per KHDE and KSDE guidelines. Read more… 

    Click here for COVID testing information 

    COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for staff, parents and students - 
    New dates! 

    WPS will offer opportunities for anyone 5 years old and older to receive the COVID vaccine or a booster for those ages 12 and older. The optional vaccine clinics are free and available to WPS staff, students and their family members. Students under 18 need to have a parent or guardian present and a signed consent form. Click here for the vaccine clinic consent form

    The vaccine clinics will be at the Alvin Morris Administrative Center, 903 S. Edgemoor.  Park in the south lot between AMAC and Curtis. Enter through Door #8. 

    • Thursday, January 27 - 4-6:45 p.m.
    • Friday, January 28, 4-6:45 p.m.
    • Saturday, January 29, 8-11:45 a.m.

    Click here to sign up for an appointment: 

    More clinic dates will be added on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Please continue to check the https://bit.ly/USD259Clinics link for more clinic options

    FAQs for parents about vaccines in children

    Learn more about the COVID vaccine from the CDC

    Clínicas de vacunas COVID para personal, estudiantes y familias - 
    ¡Nuevas fechas!

    Las Escuelas Públicas de Wichita ofrecerá oportunidades a todas las personas mayores de 5 años de edad para recibir la vacuna COVID o el refuerzo de la vacuna para adultos mayores de 18 años de edad. Estas vacunas son OPCIONALES, gratis y están disponibles para los estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas de Wichita y sus familiares directos. Los estudiantes menores a 18 años deberán estar acompañados de un padre o tutor legar y tener una forma de consentimiento firmada. Haga clic aquí para acceder a la forma de consentimiento para la vacuna.

    Las clínicas de vacunación se realizarán en el Centro Administrativo Alvin Morris, 903 S. Edgemoor, en el siguiente horario:

    • Jueves, 27 de enero - 4-6:45 p.m.
    • Viernes, 28 de enero, 4-6:45 p.m.
    • Sabado, 29 de enero, 8-11:45 a.m.

    Haga clic aquí para programar una cita: 

    Más fechas de clínicas de vacunación en jueves, viernes y sábado. Continúe revisando el enlace https://bit.ly/USD259Clinics para más opciones. 

    Puede estacionarse al sur del edificio entre el centro AMAC y la escuela Curtis. La entrada es a través de la puerta #8.

    Hacer una cita: https://bit.ly/USD259Clinics.

    Preguntas frecuentes sobre las vacunas y niños


    Si desea leer esta información en español, puede utilizar nuestra herramienta de traducción en la parte superior de la página. 


    PLEASE NOTE: Our COVID response plan may be changed at any point based on WPS data and public health requirements. Any updates will be posted on this web page.



    Under New Business during the August 23 Wichita Board of Education meeting, members voted 6-0 to require masks for all individuals in district buildings ages 3 and up starting Monday, August 30. Read more about the BOE vote.

    Types of masks recommended and allowed

    Junta de Educación aprueba uso obligatorio de cubrebocas

    Tipos de cubrebocas recomendados y permitidos

  • The WPS Advance return to school plan focuses on five key areas: 

    • Healthy learning and work environments - this includes face masks being strongly recommended for students and staff, and required for all visitors
    • Learning opportunities
    • Student, staff and partner activities
    • Food service
    • Transportation


    Specifics on each aspect of the plan are included below. Any updates or modifications to the plan will be posted on this web page. Please be advised that this plan is subject to change based on evolving public health guidance and applicable mandates.


    If you have questions that haven't been answered here, please email info@usd259.net. Our team will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible!

  • Healthy Learning and Work Environment

  • Learning Opportunities

  • Student, Staff and Partner Activities

  • Food Services

  • Transportation