Dr. Anthony Lewis became USD 497's ninth superintendent of schools on July 1, 2018.
New students may begin 2017-18 enrollment online at any time and from any computer. Visit our Enrollment Center, 110 McDonald Drive, to complete the process. Call the Enrollment Center at 785/330-1921 or drop by between 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for assistance. (Enrollment for the 2018-19 school year will begin in mid-February.)
Registered voters in USD 497 approved $87 million in secondary school improvements on May 2, 2017. This is where you will find information about these improvements to Lawrence High, Free State High, all four middle schools, and the College and Career Center.