Manhattan Virtual Academy
Alma


Truesdell Middle School
Wichita


Hesston Middle School
Hesston


George Nettels Elementary
Pittsburg


Caldwell Elementary
Caldwell


Anthony Elementary
Leavenworth

Abilene Elementary
Valley Center

David Brewer Elementary
Leavenworth

RISE Program
SEKESC Greenbush

Mulvane Grade School
Mulvane


Valley Center Intermediate (2)
Valley Center

The Kansas Schools of Character Recognition Program is a statewide program that recognizes schools and districts that demonstrate outstanding character development initiatives. These programs yield positive results in:

• Student behavior
• School climate
• Academic performance


The application process is one of self-reflection, documentation and feedback, plus the opportunity to share successful strategies with others. The best applicant(s) will advance to the national level for review as National Schools of Character.

Kansas Schools of Character

McClure Elementary School

Topeka, KS

Sunnyside Elementary
Olathe


Cheney USD 268
Cheney


Lucas-Sylvan Elementary
Lucas


Greenbush Special Day Programs
Girard


Frontier Trail MS
Olathe


Broadmoor Elementary
Louisburg

2017 honorable mention SCHOOL OF CHARACTER

Beloit Jr. and Sr. High School
Beloit USD 273


2017 Kansas emerging school oF CHARACTER

Anthony Elementary School

Leavenworth USD 453

2017 Kansas Enhanced spotlight

for Social, Emotional and Character Development Standards

2017 promising practices

• May 3rd, 2018 9:30 am, presentations begin at 10 am

• Brown v. Board National Historic Site - Topeka, KS

• Afternoon sessions begin at 1:00pm

How does my school become a Kansas School of Character?

Each year, as part of the Kansas State School of Character Recognition program, the Kansas State Department of Education, KScharacter.org and Character.org recognize schools in Kansas that are implementing programs and practices to increase character development and social, emotional learning. Schools selected are recognized at our annual Kansas Schools of Character Recognition Ceremony. 

2017 STATE SCHOOL OF CHARACTER

Blue Valley Southwest High School (2)
Overland Park


Faris Elementary
Hutchinson


Nemaha Central Elem. & Middle
Seneca


Truesdell Middle School
Wichita


West Elementary
Valley Center

2017 NATIONAL SCHOOL OF CHARACTER

Oak Street Elementary
Goddard


Valley Center Middle School
Valley Center


Humboldt Middle School
Humboldt


Glenwood Ridge Elementary
Basehor


Ewalt Elementary
Augusta


Baldwin Junior High
Baldwin City

McClure Elementary School
Topeka, KS

Clay Center Middle School
Clay Center


Garfield Elementary
Clay Center


Ravenwood Elementary (2)
Olathe


USD 268 Cheney
Cheney