Langston Hughes Elementary

Excellence. Equipty. Engagement.


  • March 17, 2020 Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced the immediate closure of all schools in Kansas for the remainder of the academic year. As a result, Langston Hughes Elementary and all USD 497 schools will be closed through May 21, 2020.  All district activities are cancelled at this time.  Please visit for more information.

    Starting April 6th we will begin our Student E-Learning support – BOBCAT STRONG TOGETHER! 


    Contact Information: Our Langston staff E-Learning assistance availability will vary, please click here to see individual office hours and contact information.


    Students and Families One-Stop Tech Help & Links:

    Logging into "Go" to access learning apps & more

    Logging into GO on a Home Device as a Student

    Logging into GO on a Home Device with a Student QR Code




    Downloading Zoom on Student iPads

    Zoom - Student Computer /IPad Usage

    Math Expressions/Think Central Help: 

    Video Tutorial on How to Use Think Central (Math Expressions Materials Online) 

    Online resources you can use with your child (optional)

    Parent Resource Page for Student Engagement Activities

    Technology Help:     

    HELP DESK 785.330.4357     


    Student Enrollment Updates and information:      

    Kindergarten Enrollment - At this time Kindergarten Orientation Sessions have been canceled due to school closings. We will be mailing out Welcome Packets to parents of students who are registered for the 2020-2021 school year by the end of May. Please be sure your student is registered by enrolling him/her on-line and turning in the required documents. Click the link above to see instructions. The enrollment deadline has been extended to April 20th. 

    New Student Registration - We are excited to have you join our Langston Hughes family. You will start the process by enrolling your student on-line and then taking the enrollment documents to our district Enrollment Center at 110 McDonald Dr. Lawrence, Ks  66044  Phone: 785-330-1921. 

    5th Grade Transition to Middle School - Middle Schools are currently in the process of reaching out to 5th gr. student's parents via email to ensure completion of the MS enrollment process. Even if you believe you have completed the enrollment process, you should "click" into the link provided in the email as additional information may be required. The Enrollment deadline has been extended to April 20th. 

    2020-2021 Annual Registration for Currents Students will open soon - we will send out detailed instructions once Registration opens. 


    Visit for state COVID-19 resources or for national guidance. Please remember, Douglas County is under a 'Stay at Home' order issued by Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

    Click here for some local Rescourses during this time 

    Community Food Curbside Walk through

    Per the health order, this closure is intended to support social distancing and restrict contact. The superintendent urges staff and families to heed this order. Please avoid gatherings, travel, and unnecessary socializing. 


    To view the State Accountability Report for our school click here:  Accountability Report 


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  • Langston Hughes Elementary
    1101 George Williams Way
    Lawrence, KS 66049 
    Phone: (785) 832-5890  Fax: (785) 832-5898 
    School Hours
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
    8:45am - 3:50pm
    8:45am - 2:20pm 
    Jackie Mickel
     Jackie Mickel  
    Admin. Assistant: Dianna Dykes
    Secretary: Sandra Sola   Attendance - 785-832-5890 
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