Our school district is proud to offer a comprehensive educational program for students from preschool through adults. We serve a diverse and growing student population through a variety of educational programs and services from Special Education, to Advance Placement classes and concurrent enrollment courses with Dodge City Community College.
The school district provides preschool education to qualifying students at Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Education Center. Students in Kindergarten through fifth grade are served at the school district’s nine elementary schools. All-day Kindergarten is offered at each school. Student in Grades 6 through 8 attend either Comanche Middle School or Dodge City Middle School.
Dodge City High School serves nearly 1800 students in grades 9 through 12. DCHS offers a comprehensive high school instructional program, including coursework identified for the Kansas Regent’s curriculum, a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) classes, and Career and Technical Education courses. In addition to the regular high school program, USD 443 offers a variety of alternative educational services for both high school and adult learners.
The USD 443 Board of Education, administration, and staff of the Dodge City Public Schools are committed to the principles of Excellence, Equity, and Excitement in continuing to increase achievement among the children and youth of our community.
Central Administration Building
1000 N 2nd Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-4415
PO Box 460
Dodge City, KS 67801-0460
Secretary to the Superintendent
Tami Knedler, Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education
Dr. Glenn Fortmayer, Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education
Dr. Ramona Buckner, Executive Director of Human Resources
William Hammond, Executive Director of Business Operations
Ray Wipf, Executive Director of Management Information Services