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WPS named one of the Best Communities for Music Education

WPS named one of the Best Communities for Music Education

2020 Best Communities for Music Education The Wichita Public Schools has been named one of the 2020 Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants. The designation recognizes school districts that keep music education as an integral part of its curriculum.  This is the fourth time the Wichita Public Schools has received the recognition, having been honored in 2013, 2014 and 2016.

“WPS has renowned general, vocal and instrumental music programs that enrich thousands of students’ lives.” said Shawn Chastain, executive coordinator of Fine Arts. “We are so fortunate to have District Administration and a Board of Education that values and continues to support music education in our schools.” 

More than 30,000 students are involved in the Wichita Public Schools’ music programs.