Phone: (785) 832-5500


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Dr. Brad Kempf

It is an honor to serve as West Middle School principal, and I take pride in being a Warhawk. It is a privilage to work with our amazing staff, wonderful students, and supportive families. 

Prior to this position in Lawrence Public Schools, I served as the Associate Principal/Assistant District Athletic Director at Emporia Middle School in Emporia, KS (2012-2016).  I also served as PreK-12 Principal in the White City, KS (2011-2012). My previous teaching experience in Social Studies content area included time at Tonganoxie High School (2008-2011) and Fort Knox Community Schools in Fort Knox, KY (2005-2008).

I earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Missouri State University, a Master of Arts in Education from University of Missouri, a Master of Science in School Leadership from Baker University and a Doctorate in School Administration from Baker University.